Two towns in Saxony-Anhalt on lockdown due to a Coronavirus

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Because of the spread of the novel Coronavirus continued two towns have been locked down in Saxony. The hamlets of Jessen and Schweinitz of the city of Jessen (Elster) can not be entered since Thursday morning, with a few exceptions, or leave, from an order of the landrat of the district of Wittenberg shows. The inhabitants must therefore remain in their homes and allowed out only enter areas of agricultural land.

The "Self-supply with necessities of life Gütern" is allowed, if the inhabitants have no cold symptoms. In Jessen and Schweinitz more than 7000 people are living according to the website of the town of Jessen. The new rules will apply to the 10. April.

According to the district in a nursing home in the city of a Coronavirus outbreak. Eleven residents were ill, three were in the hospital. Also, five employees were diagnosed. "A spread of the disease, action was not unterbinden&quot with the previous measures;, it was more.

Exceptions to the new requirements, according to the district, among other things, for rescue services and medical home visits. Also, several local companies are To and departure possible. dpa/Sebastian Willnow/dpa-Central image/dpabild  

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