Karlsruhe (FW|FUR) – With the first reports of coronavirus diseases in Germany, and now also in Baden-Württemberg – and the today’s demolition of an event with almost ten thousand participants in the Karlsruhe Exhibition Center – the municipal council faction made up of free voters and FOR Karlsruhe made a corresponding request to the city administration and submitted an application for the municipal council. The initiative was suggested, among others, by the parliamentary group leader of the Bürger für Wettersbach, Ursula Seliger.

“Not only because of the novel corona virus, but also the annual influenza epidemics we see ourselves challenged to take measures for Karlsruhe take action,” explains parliamentary group leader Jürgen Wenzel. His faction wants clarify how the Karlsruhe hospitals are prepared for viral diseases are, especially in the case of unusual workload due to illness. concern also when dealing with patients who have to be treated in isolation. “The The question is whether the Karlsruhe infrastructure has enough space for the quarantine and whether there are enough medicines on site,” says City Councilor Lorenz.

In an application, the city councilors demand that the city should be informed accordingly about measures. “It’s also about them population to the recommended measures, such as hand hygiene inform,” summarizes City Councilor Friedemann Kalmbach, “this concerns before especially our schools, public buildings and larger companies”.