Coronavirus: German outbreak sparks fresh local lockdowns


Date Published: June 23, 2020

Source: BBC

For the first time since Germany began lifting restrictions in May, a lockdown has been reintroduced where a meatpacking plant experienced an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Over 1,500 workers tested positive, and all employees are currently under a mandatory quarantine enforced by police. The neighbouring district of Warendorf has also reimposed lockdown restrictions. Schools and nurseries have been closed, as well as bars, museums, cinemas and gyms. 

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Summary by: Megan Lam