The Brazilian corona mutant is detected in a returnee at Frankfurt Airport – the first case in Hesse.
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) was also not aware of any other evidence on Friday.
The sequencing is still pending.
Brazilian Corona mutant at Frankfurt Airport: situation is “closely monitored”
Klose and Ciesek did not want to give details of the case. It was reported from an airplane that a person who tested positive was on board. As far as she knows, this has none Corona-Symptome had. Because of the country of entry, one had a closer look at the pathogen.
The situation is “further closely monitored”. But there is no evidence that they lead to more severe courses, said Ciesek. (dpa / tvd)
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Frankfurt Airport Corona mutant Brazil detected time Hesse