After positive corona tests in the workforce, 800 employees at a distribution center of the drugstore chain dm in the Euskirchen district are in quarantine. The district and the company announced this on Friday.
After a “reassessment of the situation”, it was decided to quarantine another 600 employees at the Weilerswist site, the district said. 200 were previously affected by the measure.
dm managing director: “We reacted immediately”
The background is the infection cluster, which was shown in the breakdown of the 94 corona cases, which are now known. The “Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger” had previously reported.
Christian Bodi, dm managing director in the area of logistics, explained: “In the course of the series tests in the Weilerswist distribution center, which were carried out together with the health department of the Euskirchen district, other colleagues tested positive.”
The authorities have repeatedly confirmed the company’s hygiene standards as exemplary. “We reacted immediately and took measures to ensure the availability of products in our dm stores,” explained Bodi. The supply is still secured.