Due to the spread of the novel Coronavirus have been cordoned off, in Saxony-Anhalt two towns. 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 essential goods” is allowed, provided that the residents 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 bind with the existing measures,” it said further.

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 All important messages to the Coronavirus in the FOCUS Online Newsletter. Subscribe now.

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