Corona outbreak in Wiesenhof-plant - the first infectious case at the beginning of June it became known to the world

the Corona-scandal in the case of Tönnies, it came in the Wiesenhof group to an infection outbreak. 23 of 50 tested employees tested positive for the Coronaviru

Corona outbreak in Wiesenhof-plant - the first infectious case at the beginning of June it became known to the world

the Corona-scandal in the case of Tönnies, it came in the Wiesenhof group to an infection outbreak. 23 of 50 tested employees tested positive for the Coronavirus.

To a slaughterhouse, the meat producer Wiesenhof, there was a Corona outbreak. So far, have been found to be 50 tested a staff of 23 infections. The district and company now want to take action for virus containment. Here you will find the basic facts to the Coronavirus* and the Corona-News from Germany. We also offer them in a map, the current case numbers in Germany*. Currently there are the following recommendations to the Corona-protection measures*.

Wildeshausen, After the Corona-scandal at the meat manufacturers Tönnies, the next infectious outbreak in a slaughterhouse, was announced on Tuesday afternoon: Several employees of a slaughterhouse of the PHW group ("Wiesenhof") in Niedersachsen Wildeshausen have been tested positive for Corona*. A district spokesman, according to a on Monday was range testing in the case of 23 of 50 employees to be positive . The PHW group is reported to now be all of the more than 1100 employees of the slaughterhouse to a Corona-infection tested. PHW holds a majority share in the slaughterhouse Geest country of Turkey specialities.

Corona onset at Wiesenhof: the County of Wildeshausen announces measures

the spread of the Virus and the causes of work up to now, together with the company measures be taken , said district administrator Carsten Harings (independent). Already early June staff had been extensively tested, it was discovered an infection case . Of the currently 23 people with the County, according to the previous level of 22 negative been tested. A new employee had not been at the Tests at the beginning of June still. To assist in the contact investigation, the district administration has asked the lower Saxony state health Department, additional Containment Scouts.

What are the dimensions that can accept a local Corona-outbreak , is currently showing the Corona onset in the Tönnies factory in the district of Gütersloh . Such as North Rhine-Westphalia Prime Minister Armin Laschet on Tuesday in a press conference announced, will be in the affected district and also in the neighboring district of the village were now a re-Lockdown arranged with contact restrictions, most recently in March of this year.

Corona outbreak in Wiesenhof - RKI-Chef Wieler explains problems in slaughterhouses

Also the head of the Robert Koch-Institute, Lothar Wieler , on Tuesday morning, a Statement on the current Corona location in Germany. He stressed several times that the infection happened and, in particular, the last strikingly high reproduction number , especially through local Corona-outbreaks , such as, for example, in Gütersloh, Germany, but also in Magdeburg, Göttingen, and Berlin-Neukölln be affected. The R-value* fluctuated last between 2 and 3, the goal is to keep it below the critical mark of 1.

Explicitly Wieler was also on the infection happen in slaughterhouses . "We still do not know exactly what plays a role," admitted RKI-Chef Wieler, in terms of factors for the Corona outbreaks in slaughterhouses . The sun to the Slaughterhouse, and the living situations of employees . "When you live in cramped conditions, this is generally a factor that facilitates the transmission of the virus", explains the expert. In slaughterhouses, the temperature could play a role as meat in slaughterhouses, Yes, must be stored in the fridge.

Coronavirus outbreak at Wiesenhof: Short previously warned Wieler prior to extension of local infection events

in addition, aerosols* be a factor, as it could come to battle stations for the dissemination of aerosols. Further, it is also important how close the staff stations would be in the battle when Working together. "The current outbreak to happen, for example, in meat factories*, can be transmitted through the contacts easily into the population," said Wieler in the course of the press conference. Therefore, the inhabitants of the district of Wildeshausen now have to be extremely careful.

*Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

Updated Date: 23 June 2020, 12:34

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