Coronavirus hits refugee centre in Friesland, 22 positive tests so far
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Coronavirus hits refugee centre in Friesland, 22 positive tests so far

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SINT MAARTEN/THE NETHERLANDS – A refugee centre in Sneek in Friesland has been hit by a coronavirus outbreak, and so far, 20 of the 500 residents have been found to have the virus, the local health board has confirmed.

Officials are now testing all the residents and expect the real infection rate to be far higher, news agency ANP reported. The centre has been closed for three days while testing of residents and workers is carried out.

Refugees found to be carrying the virus will be confined to their rooms.

(DutchNews)

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