The outbreak of the coronavirus occurred at the plant of the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus in Hamburg. Reported by TASS with reference to the NTV channel.
Coronavirus infection is currently detected in 21 employees of the enterprise. At the moment, it is not known if there is a mutated strain.
About 500 employees were quarantined. The authorities are trying to figure out how the infection got to the plant.
Airbus is the largest employer in Hamburg. The company employs over 12 thousand people.
In April, it was reported that due to the coronavirus pandemic, Airbus was on the brink of survival. “We are losing money at an unprecedented rate, which can threaten the very existence of our company,” stated CEO Guillaume Faury.