Coronavirus outbreak: Germany confirms two more cases, overall number rises to 16

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Berlin | Published: February 12, 2020 9:55:16 AM

The two new cases of coronavirus are related to infections among staff at a company in the Starnberg district west of Munich, the Bavarian health ministry said.

coronavirus, coronavirus spreads, coronavirus spread map, coronavirus germany berlin, coronavirus germany, coronavirus germany cases, coronavirus germany newsCar supplier Webasto said last month a Chinese employee had tested positive for the virus upon returning to China following a visit to the headquarters near Munich. (Representative image)

Germany on Tuesday confirmed two more cases of coronavirus in the southern state of Bavaria, raising the overall number of known cases in Europe’s most populous country to 16. The two new cases of coronavirus are related to infections among staff at a company in the Starnberg district west of Munich, the Bavarian health ministry said.

Car supplier Webasto said last month a Chinese employee had tested positive for the virus upon returning to China following a visit to the headquarters near Munich. The employee apparently infected several German colleagues during the visit.

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