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Corona case on a fully occupied Lufthansa flight - nothing was noticed before takeoff

2020-06-01T11:17:07.454Z

A Lufthansa flight brought around 200 people from Frankfurt to China. After the arrival it became known that there is a Corona case among the German passengers.



A Lufthansa flight brought around 200 people from Frankfurt to China. After the arrival it became known that there is a Corona case among the German passengers.

  • There was a Corona * case on a Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Tianjin (China).
  • The flight is a return campaign for people operating in China.
  • Here you will find the basic facts about the corona virus and the corona news from Germany. We also offer you the current number of cases in Germany on a map. The following recommendations for corona protection measures are currently available.

Frankfurt / Tianjin - The corona virus has been detected in one of the approximately 200 passengers from Germany who arrived in Tianjin on Saturday (May 30) with a special plane .

Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to China: Corona case proven in 34-year-old

Although the inmates had been tested in Frankfurt before departure , a further examination after arrival in a 34-year-old man was positive. The city's Ministry of Health reported on Sunday.

The engineer had no symptoms . He was taken to a central quarantine facility for observation. The flight was the first return campaign for technicians, managers and other representatives of the German economy and their families working in China . Four German correspondents from China were also on board the aircraft.

Ni Hao 'to our first passenger to in 4 months: @Lufthansa, @AHKChina and the German Diplomatic Missions returned 200+ managers, employees and their families back home. ✈️ LH342 landed safe & sound at Tianjin today. The next flight: 3 June from @Airport_FRA #Shanghai! pic.twitter.com/kfU7Pgan8H

- Lufthansa News (@lufthansaNews) May 30, 2020

Lufthansa: stranded in Germany due to Corona

After China closed the border to foreigners in late March, they were all stranded in Germany . The return flight took place on a Lufthansa charter plane , which was organized by the German Chamber of Commerce in China together with the Chinese authorities.

Most of the passengers had been accommodated for 14 days in a hotel in Tianjin for quarantine * after arriving on Saturday . Depending on the destination in China, for which there are more relaxed regulations, some were able to travel straight on. 

Corona case on return flight to China: Another flight to Shanghai planned

Another flight to Shanghai is planned for Wednesday (June 3). In a survey by the Chamber of Commerce, around 2,000 to 2,500 people expressed interest in returning to China.

There was a massive corona outbreak in Göttingen - around 160 people are in quarantine, including 57 children and adolescents.

Because of the corona crisis, many people wear protective masks. Used protective masks are becoming more and more of a problem - there are dangerous consequences.

* Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network

came / dpa

Source: merkur

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