Only a few companies are planning to Corona-Tests for employees | business

The Post wants to offer its employees, to have as a precautionary measure, the Coronavirus test. In the industry that is otherwise rather an issue. Trade and ca

Only a few companies are planning to Corona-Tests for employees | business

The Post wants to offer its employees, to have as a precautionary measure, the Coronavirus test. In the industry that is otherwise rather an issue. Trade and catering to in the Test question different strategies.

Bonn, Germany (dpa) - After the announcement of the Deutsche Post, to allow for several Thousand employees of a Corona-Test, the Bonn-based group is currently rather the exception in the industry.

"number of tests are planned," said a spokesman for the DPD, the German press Agency. Instead, employees should be can on occasion test when a suspected infection occurs. Tests on a larger scale only make sense if you do them regularly, claimed the spokesman. Finally, the infection can change happen quickly.

From the service provider of UPS, it was only that contact to the health authorities insist, and cases suspected with these to cooperate. Cases such as the Corona onset in a Depot of DPD in Kreis Heinsberg showed that the locations of pack-carriers susceptible to infection with Sars-CoV-2 can be.

Deutsche Post it was suspected that there could be more infected people in the vicinity of their premises than was previously suspected. Around 1000 people had been tested in two parcel centres as a purely precautionary measure, even though it had only a very few cases, said chief Executive Tobias Meyer of the "Rheinische Post". Including the Test in more than 20 is positive. "The Striking fact was that we have found in the broad Tests without a compelling reason, an unexpectedly high number of Infected, but so far no symptoms of the disease," said Meyer.

multiple test series, the Post has no plans, however. A Test caused according to the company, between 130 and 160 euros in costs of the Laboratory. "We must proceed with a sense of proportion. But where the need is, we will try again, if that is required," said a spokesman for the group.

In the trade sector is the issue of Corona is discussed-Tests for employees currently at the drugstore chain Rossmann. For more information, the company made it first. "This test will certainly take some time," said Rossmann. Also the Discounter Lidl, the Test range for individual groups of employees to be in the conversation. "In the first step, we will participate on a voluntary Basis, in a scientific immunity study and the cost of this take over", according to Lidl.

super markets and discounters, such as Aldi Nord, Aldi Süd, Rewe Group, or the country of purchase are not up to date, your employees, Corona testing. Aldi Nord and purchase of land referred to existing Hygiene and protection measures, and the low case numbers in the workforce. Rewe announced, meanwhile, that it "would not be a practical one" possible medical Corona Tests in Germany, around 260,000 employees perform.

In the case of the heavy weights of the food service, McDonald's and Burger King, are, according to the company, are also no Tests for employees in planning. Burger King also pointed to the autonomy of the franchisee. Due to its "decide on their own responsibility, whether employees, Corona-be offered testing," said Burger King.

message of the Rheinische Post

Updated Date: 27 May 2020, 17:33

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