A spokeswoman for the western city of Heinsberg announced today, that four children from a nursery school in Heinsberg (Germany) are infected with the new Coronavirus, and confirmed that the condition of these children, whose age has not been determined, does not cause anxiety at this stage, as they only show “cold symptoms“.
According to the statement of the same German spokeswoman, the children come to a nursery in which a woman works, who has the virus and was infected by her husband, which is the first case discovered in this densely populated area in Germany.
With the discovery of about sixty cases in the last days, this city in North Rhine-Westphalia in a few days became the main source of the new Corona virus in Germany. In this city close to the border with the Netherlands, a thousand people must remain in their homes while schools and nurseries remain Closed until next Monday, as well as departments, and action was taken after the first couple carrying the virus last weekend participated in the carnival, an annual event that is very popular.
Also, the first case was announced on Saturday in the former West German capital Bonn, and it was announced the cancellation of the “Berlin Tourism Fair” (ITB), which is the largest event in the industry that was scheduled to take place from 4 to 8 March, as well as “Show stars guide Michelin for Germany “, which was scheduled to be held on Tuesday in Hamburg.
It is noteworthy that a spokeswoman for the German Ministry of Health had announced yesterday that there are about 60 confirmed cases of corona in the country, where the World Health Organization announced that there are 4,351 cases of coronavirus and 67 deaths outside China in 49 countries, and the number of people infected with coronavirus increased to 83K And deaths to 2858.
In the same context, Al-Arabiya satellite channel reported, in an urgent news, that Switzerland decided to ban gatherings of more than 1,000 people until mid-March in anticipation of Corona.