A DSB train conductor has been tested positive for the coronavirus.
According to Ekstra information is the employee tested positive for the covid-19 Friday 7. august and has been at work the week leading up to that the positive test was fixed.
A work that has led the man around the country, where he has been in Aarhus and Fredericia and have stayed in klargøringscenteret in Kastrup. Ekstra Bladet learns that the infected employee has checked the tickets in the train.
- I can confirm that we have a driver, there is covid-19-sick leave, says Michael Højgaard, vice president of DSB.
Ekstra Bladet learns that the driver has performed his work in Fredericia, why DSB encourages its employees to be tested, if they have been in opholdslokalerne in Fredericia.
'He has been in dialogue with the national smitteopsporingsenhed, and they are about to find out who he has been in contact with,' it says in an internal mail sent to DSB staff, as the Extra Leaf is in the possession of.
people are encouraged to download smittestop app to help authorities to stop the spread of infection.
- I will say, that he behaved in a very responsible manner. Just as soon as he got the suspicion, he was tested, says Michael Højgaard to Ekstra Bladet.
A train conductor leading the work with to perform tasks such as, for example, to check tickets and provide assistance to passengers travelling.
The infected train conductor comes in the wake of that DSB repealed the requirement pladsbillet after the national board of Health recommendations on the use of mundbind.
A message, which caused a stir in the small pond where the transport minister Benny Engelbrecht (S) required that the DSB reintroduces the requirement pladsbillet.
- It is the case that the Danish medicines agency has recommended that people do not stand up in the trains on the long trips so that you can keep a safe distance. Therefore, I have asked the DSB to reinstate the requirement on the long trips, said transport minister Benny Engelbrecht (S) to the news agency Ritzau.
Therefore, it will be from Wednesday, 12. august again is a requirement that passengers must have pladsbillet, if they run with the DSB's intercity or intercity lyn trains.