February 1 According to a report by CNN on the 1st, an outbreak of an pandemic in a refugee accommodation center in Cologne, Germany, has caused 57 confirmed cases, and more than 70% of the cases are infected with a variant of COVID-19.
According to a statement issued by the Cologne Press Office, 31 of the 41 confirmed households were infected with Variant viruses found in South Africa or Brazil.
In addition, 16 employees have also confirmed the infection, 11 of whom are infected with Variant viruses found in South Africa, and 5 are waiting for Variant virus detection and analysis.
The statement said that all residents in the area have been quarantined and under observation since January 26 and are currently inaccessibly closed.
According to the report, there are about 600 refugees in the accommodation center, and two infected people were first found about 10 days ago.
Khaled Lauw, head of Cologne Health, said the outbreak “has sounded a wake-up call for everyone” and asked residents of the city to avoid contact and observe social distancing and hygiene rules as much as possible.