Airport Figures show that Many at-risk travelers to abandon previously to Corona Tests

With the gradual increase in the Corona cases in Germany is also growing concern that travelers carry the Virus on their return to the country. Therefore, since

Airport Figures show that Many at-risk travelers to abandon previously to Corona Tests

With the gradual increase in the Corona cases in Germany is also growing concern that travelers carry the Virus on their return to the country. Therefore, since a few days people, the areas at risk to return from the Corona, at several airports on the Coronavirus test. The Tests are free of charge and is currently on a voluntary basis. The first test stations were already set up, so in Munich, Düsseldorf or Frankfurt.

FOCUS Online asks at the respective airports, health authorities and physicians associations data to existing Corona-testing of. In Hamburg and Hanover, the Checks to run only this week, therefore no Figures are available to both airports. With views of five other of the biggest German Airports, however, showed: thousands of Tests have been carried out, the resonance for at-risk travelers, however, remained within limits.

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thousands of Corona-Tests at German airports

carried out So were taken at the Munich airport until Monday, more than 2,000 corners in Dortmund, Germany, Tuesday, over 1,000 passengers on Corona checked. At the Cologne airport a total of 1,575 persons were in the first three days of free operation on a Covid-19-disease testing. Most of the Tests recorded in the airports of Düsseldorf and Frankfurt. On the former, by 3.383 travelers ran up to and including Tuesday a Corona Test, in Frankfurt, there were already more than 38,000 people. The high number can be explained by the fact that there is the test center in the Hessian metropolis has been around for about four weeks.

the powers of the established Corona-infections, most have no information. Only Düsseldorf and Frankfurt declared to have 58 or around 100 positive Tests recorded. On request by FOCUS Online all of the Airports, only travel returnees from Corona, declared a fast to test high-risk areas. Only in Munich and Frankfurt, travelers from countries, which classifies the Robert Koch-Institute, as can be checked on the Corona.

In Düsseldorf, only 40 percent of the risk-travelers test

A telling picture emerged in Düsseldorf can be: According to the Fund of medical Association of North Rhine-Westphalia, settled in the past few days, only about 40 percent of those people coming from Corona-risk areas, Covid-19 test. May be an isolated case, but the high rate of Test Refusers in Dusseldorf, Germany, is symptomatic of a Problem, the would like to acknowledge the Federal government with a new regime out of the way.

announced As Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU), on Monday, the Corona-testing for high-risk travelers, soon to duty. "We need to prevent travellers returning to trigger unnoticed infect others, and thus new chains of Infection," said the CDU politician. The basis of the test, a duty control of the infection protection act. It refers to an epidemic situation of national importance, identified by the Bundestag for Corona. The regulation is expected to occur in the next week.

Frankfurt: 80 percent of the Corona-cases of Non-risk travelers

A further surprising finding, the data from Frankfurt deliver. Around 80 percent of the positive effect on the Coronavirus tested people should not be traveling to a spokesperson, according to risk areas. It is also important: In the test center at Frankfurt airport can also be people who do not want to travel at all, to Corona to investigate. Among the 80 percent of people infected with the Virus, but not from a high-risk area, arrived, should, therefore, also some of the in Frankfurt.

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Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 12:26

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