New Corona Fire: More than 40 Infected after worship in Frankfurt

10. May take place in Frankfurt (Main) a Church service. This is not prohibited, moreover, you have kept to all the rules, assure person in charge of the Baptist Church. But, it happened anyway: a number of people throughout the Region have been infected by the worship, apparently with the Coronavirus.

After a worship service in a congregation of Baptists in Frankfurt, several members have been infected with the Coronavirus. The Deputy head of the Frankfurt health authority, Antoni Walczok said the "Frankfurt Rundschau": “It is a very dynamic Happen.” Believers from the entire Rhine-Main region to be affected, the report says.

According to the latest data of the Department of health after the service, a total of more than 40 Infected. The head of the health Department of the city of Frankfurt, René Gottschalk announced on Saturday. "The vast majority of them are not sick. To our knowledge, only one Person is in a hospital."

The city of Hanau, Germany, said that according to information of the Main-Kinzig-Kreis have been infected in connection with the service, “at least 16 people from Hanau, Germany, with the Corona-Virus”. Therefore, the district and the city would have cancelled for Sunday planned almost like a prayer of Muslims in the Hanauer, Herbert-Dröse-Stadion. The event would be with a view to the events in Frankfurt irresponsible.

"For us, it is a difficult Lage"

The service of worship was held on 10. May be held in the prayer house of the gospel Christians-Baptists-Church. The Chairman of the Association spent currently at the hospital, reported the newspaper. "We have cancelled all meetings. Church services there are now only online", the Vice-Chairman of the Association of the municipality, Vladimir Pritzkau (64) said on Saturday. "For us it is a difficult situation." The exact number of the Affected could not even call Pritzkau. Most were at home, six were in hospitals.

The rules were not injured, according to the health service. Worship services were allowed at the time in Hessen. “There was no breach of a legal regulation,” said Walczok the "Rundschau". The rules would also be required to register the names and addresses of visitors. The number of participants, there have been no guidelines.

How many visitors came to the worship of God, he could "not exactly sagen", municipality Vice-Pritzkau said. "We are, however, all rules are respected." There was a disinfectant, in the prescribed distance had been observed.

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