Man from Much deceased Rhein-Sieg-Kreis reports first death from Corona virus

Rhein-Sieg-Kreis · A man from Much died as a result of a disease caused by the Corona virus. The Rhein-Sieg-Kreis reports the first death by Covid-19.

 A man from Much died of Covid-19 disease. (symbol photo)

A man from Much died of Covid-19 disease. (symbol photo)

Foto: dpa/Jonas Güttler

For the first time a person from the Rhein-Sieg district died of Covid-19. According to district administrator Sebastian Schuster, it was a middle-aged man from Much. "He was a passenger on a cruise ship and fell ill there," Schuster said on Tuesday morning during a press meeting at the new test center in Rheinbach.

The man had been brought directly to a Munich clinic from his vacation and died there. The Rhein-Sieg District currently reports a total of 335 people who tested positive for the coronavirus. 1643 people are in domestic quarantine.

Original text: Bettina Köhl

Translation: Mareike Graepel

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