No corona infected among 20 German returnees from China – test results

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According to health senator Dilek Kalayci, the 20 German returnees from the Chinese metropolis Wuhan, which is severely affected by the coronavirus, are not infected with the new coronavirus.

“We are relieved. All test results for the novel corona virus of the returnees in Berlin are negative, ”as Kalayci announced on Monday.

“The 14-day quarantine for the longest possible incubation period under observation is a measure to protect those affected themselves and the population.”

In her own words, civil protection has top priority for her.

20 more Germans from Corona virus area arrived in Berlin

On Sunday afternoon, a Bundeswehr aircraft with 16 adults and four children from China landed in Berlin-Tegel. The returnees immediately came to a quarantine station on the grounds of the clinics of the German Red Cross (DRK) in Berlin-Köpenick.

As it was said on Sunday, the Germans and their family members are doing well. Corona virus tests should now be repeated every four days for two weeks.

14 confirmed cases of infection in Germany

The corona virus has now spread to more than two dozen other countries.

After further evidence, the total number of coronavirus cases in Germany has risen to 14. The pathogen was detected in the wife of an infected person from Bavaria, as the Bavarian Ministry of Health announced on Friday evening. The woman is being medically monitored and is isolated in the Munich Clinic Schwabing. There are thus twelve cases in Bavaria, all of which are related to the automotive supplier Webasto. There employees from a colleague from China got infected.

In addition, the virus was detected in two returnees who had been brought back from Germany to China on February 1 with a flight by the Bundeswehr with a total of 115 people on board. They were quarantined from Frankfurt Airport to Germersheim.

China’s coronavirus cases increase dramatically

As the state commission for health care and family planning announced on Monday, 908 people in mainland China have now died of the novel corona virus. The number of illnesses registered in China is now 40,171. At the same time, 3281 people recovered and were released from the hospital.

ns / ae / dpa / sna



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