German health authorities on Monday raised to 12 the number of people affected by the Wuhan coronavirus, which makes Germany one of the countries outside China with the most affected.
The Department of Health of the federated state of Bavaria today reported two new infections. This is a Webasto worker, the company at the epicenter of the German branch of this disease, and a second child of another worker from this supplier in the automobile sector (after the first one has been located). The father and the two children are stable.
The two minors and the eight employees make up the group infected by the Webasto focus, allegedly initiated by a Chinese worker who visited the German headquarters for a training course. All of them are admitted to the Schwabing clinic in Munich and in a stable situation.RELATED
The other two Germans infected with the coronavirus are two of the 126 people who returned from Wuhan on the Berlin-chartered plane to repatriate their city nationals in quarantine for the spread of this virus. Both patients are treated at the University Clinic of Frankfurt.
In China there are already 361 people who have died from the Wuhan coronavirus, while the number of infected amounts to 17,205, according to the latest official figures. According to the World Health Organization, 151 cases have been confirmed in the rest of the world in 23 countries