Source Title: nearly 60 people in a refugee camp in Germany were infected with more than seven virus variants within 10 days
Overseas network, February 1 (Xinhua) according to the U.S. cable news network (CNN) reported on the 1st, an outbreak occurred in a refugee accommodation center in Cologne, Germany, which has caused 57 confirmed cases, and more than 70% of the cases were infected with a new coronavirus variant.
According to a statement issued by the Cologne information office, 31 of the 41 confirmed residents were infected with the variant virus found in South Africa or Brazil. In addition, 16 employees have also been confirmed to be infected, 11 of them are infected with the variant virus found in South Africa, and 5 are waiting for the detection and analysis of the variant virus. The statement said that all residents here have been isolated and under observation since January 26 and are not allowed to enter or leave at present.
Reported that there are about 600 refugees in the residential center, about 10 days before the first discovery of two infected people. Harald & middot; Lau, head of Cologne’s health department, said the outbreak & quot; sounded an alarm for everyone & quot;, and asked the city’s residents to avoid contact with each other as much as possible and abide by social isolation and health regulations. (overseas website Zhao Jianxing)