The Foreign Affairs Ministry said that the German authorities announced that 47 Romanians are among the COVID-19 infection cases confirmed among the workers of a slaughterhouse in Dissen - Lower Saxony.
Another 57 Romanian citizens have been placed in quarantine as contacts of infected persons, while 23 Romanian slaughterhouse employees who tested negative and haven't been in direct contact with anyone infected are not subject to any specific measures.
The Ministry said that the German local authorities announced these figures as part of their supplementary investigations, following the steps taken by the Romanian Embassy in Berlin.
The German local authorities reconfirmed that the infected Romanian citizens are in good health and none of them needs medical attention.
"The slaughterhouse employees benefit from the company's support during the entire quarantine period, as a food and essentials delivery system has been set in place," the Foreign Affairs Ministry also said. AGERPRES (