Around 200 people on Board: Corona-the case of German passengers, in the case of special flight to China

Around 200 people on Board: Corona-the case of German passengers, in the case of special flight to China


The Coronavirus pandemic has the world firmly in its grip: More than five million people were infected worldwide with the novel pathogen, Sars-CoV-2 – 181.468 of them so far in Germany.

Corona-the case of German passengers for the return flight to China

At one of the approximately 200 passengers from Germany who arrived on Saturday with a special machine in the Chinese city of Tianjin, has been proven to be the Coronavirus. Although the inmates had been tested before the flight in Frankfurt, was a further examination after arrival in the case of a 34-Year-olds to be positive, such as the municipal health Commission reported on Sunday. The engineer had no symptoms and had been brought to the observation in a Central quarantine facility.

The flight was the first return action for operating in China are managers, technicians and other representatives of the German economy, as well as their family members. Four German China correspondents were on Board. After China had made at the end of March to the border for foreigners sealing, they were stranded in Germany. The return flight with a Lufthansa Charter plane, the German chamber of Commerce was organized in China in cooperation with the Chinese authorities. Andreas Landwehr/dpa

Most of the passengers had been accommodated after arrival on Saturday anyway for 14 days for quarantine in a Hotel in Tianjin. Depending on the destination in China, for the looser provisions of the rule, could some of the trips, however, directly. On Wednesday a further flight to Shanghai is also planned. Around 2000 to 2500 persons had expressed in a survey by the chamber of Commerce of your interest, and again to return to China.

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