District Administrator confirms Corona infection
Two of the people who returned from Wuhan in China on Saturday are infected with the corona virus. This is confirmed by the district administrator of the Germersheim district of the RTL / ntv editorial team. You should now be taken to a hospital.
Infected people come to a hospital
More than 100 Germans and their family members were brought on three special buses from Frankfurt Airport to the Germersheim barracks on Saturday evening. They came from the Chinese crisis region of Wuhan. After a first night in quarantine, doctors found that two passengers were infected.
The two returnees will now be brought to Frankfurt University Hospital for treatment in a special vehicle. It is unclear whether symptoms of an illness have already occurred, reports the “SWR”. The rest of the quarantined people remained in the barracks. For the people of Germersheim, but also for the civil and military helpers, there is “no need to worry”, despite the two illnesses, it said.
Eleven people already isolated
Eleven additional passengers were brought directly to the Frankfurt University Hospital on Saturday. One of them had to be clarified whether he was infected with the 2019 Coronavirus nCoV, while the other had other medical reasons, Minister of Social Affairs Kai Klose had explained on Saturday evening.
The 11 people on board had already been isolated during the flight, said the head of the Frankfurt Health Department, Rene Gottschalk on Saturday. The mood on board was still good.