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SSI: Local corona-the outbreak is worrying

the Number of new people infected with coronavirus has grown strongly in recent days, and the whole of 91 is from Wednesday to Thursday found infected with the coronavirus in Denmark.

according to new figures from the Statens Serum Institut.

It is the highest number since the month of may, and the cause must among other things be found in a local outbreak about Danish Crown's slaughterhouse in Ringsted, tells Tyra Grove Krause, senior consultant and head of department at SSI's department for infektionsepidemiologi and prevention.

- the Eruption makes me worried. It must be halted quickly, and now our strategy to test, tracking down infected people and isolate them stand the test of time, she says.

See also: Doubling of the infected at the slaughterhouse: 32 tested positive

She is, however, at the same time confident when it comes to the possibilities of quickly to curb the outbreak of the coronavirus in the slaughterhouse.

- There are many infected at one time, but it is a bounded smitteområde (around the slaughterhouse, ed.), and that's put a massive effort in time. Our expectation is therefore that we can quickly get it here local outbreaks under control, she says.

the Danish Crown itself has Thursday informed that there is found coronasmitte at 32 of the company's employees. It is a doubling compared with the day before, and Tuesday was just three found infected. In Germany in June, a violent eruption of coronasmitte, and here was the epicenter also a slaughterhouse.

Community - 30. christmas. 2020 - pm. 14:02 a Further 91 are infected with the corona

Kindergartens and schools around one of Germany's largest slaughterhouses in the city of Rheda-Wiedenbruck were closed to curb the outbreak, and several thousand people were put in quarantine.

- It is a real concern, that it develops as in Germany. And it is also why the Danish Agency for Patient safety make a massive effort. Among other things, by low smitteopsporing, which is crucial in order that it does not spread out into the community, says Tyra Grove Krause.

the Production on the slaughterhouse run on, but there are set testing facility up in the slaughterhouse, and employees will be tested on an ongoing basis.

Although the German slaughterhouses have shown that the coronavirus, under the conditions and good conditions to spread, so do not leave it to the infection is floated out into the community.

- At present, there are no indications that there is contamination in the community in Ringsted as a result of this outbreak. But the inhabitants of the Informant, must, of course, stick to their good habits to keep distance and be aware of hand hygiene.

And if they become ill in any way, then they must of course make sure to contact a doctor, says Tyra Grove Krause.

Tyra Grove Krause. Picture: Marcus Trappaud Bear

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