The second outbreak in Germany: a group infection in a company

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 The second outbreak in Germany: a group infection in a company


According to Germanys Robert Koch Institute for Disease Control (RKI), the most serious epidemic in Germany is in North Rhine Westphalia, where 66 cases have been confirmed, more than half of the total.

The first confirmed case in the state was a 47 year old man who was diagnosed with the new coronavirus after attending a major Carnival and is still in a serious condition. His wife, a kindergarten teacher, has also been diagnosed with the infection. After that, four children in her kindergarten were diagnosed with infection. As of March 2, local schools and child care centers will be closed, Reuters reported. More than 1000 people in this area are isolated at home.

In addition, 19 cases were confirmed in Bavaria, and 14 cases were from the same company. The first confirmed case of new coronavirus infection in Germany also occurred in Bavaria.

The second outbreak of new coronavirus infection in Germany began on February 25, just days after the outbreak in northern Italy, according to Berlin spectator. Prior to this, Germany has more than five days without new confirmed cases.