Employees of the Toennies factory, who are under lockdown in Verl, Germany after a coronavirus outbreak in the meatpacking plant. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Germany orders local lockdowns after outbreak at slaughterhouse

  • Germany reimposes lockdown restrictions after more than 1,500 people tested positive at slaughterhouse
  • The World Health Organisation says the pandemic is still in its ascendancy
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Employees of the Toennies factory, who are under lockdown in Verl, Germany after a coronavirus outbreak in the meatpacking plant. Photo: Reuters
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