Worms person dies of coronavirus


WORMS – A person from Worms who was infected with the novel coronavirus has died. The health officials announced this on Monday afternoon. It is the first known case in which someone in Worms has died as a result of the virus. Simone Stier, spokeswoman for the district of Alzey-Worms, did not want to provide any information on data protection and privacy when asked by this newspaper. The person came from abroad and had only lived in Worms since January.

The number of people infected with the coronavirus in the Alzey-Worms district and in the city of Worms has increased by five in the past 24 hours. A total of 22 citizens, six more than on Sunday, are healthy again according to the health authority and were released from quarantine. However, they will continue to be included in the statistics of positive cases. On Monday, March 30 (as of 4 p.m.), the number of people cured exceeded the number of new infections, the health agency announced.

The health office has 156 written confirmations of infected persons: Worms (71), Alzey (10), VG Alzey-Land (18), VG Worrstadt (11), VG Wollstein (2), VG Monsheim (6), VG Wonnegau (27 ) and VG Eich (11). Five people from the district and three people from Worms are in the hospital. One person was transferred to the Mainz University Clinic.



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