Suspected corona outbreak at Roskilde

Up to 500 cases already suspected, but it is still early days

It is not uncommon for people to feel like they have a sore throat after a lot of shouting and partying. 

But for up to 500 revellers at the Roskilde Festival, which ended on July 2, the sad reality is that they have probably contracted corona, according to Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed, the patient safety authority.

At least 476 festival-goers have informed the authority that they suspect or can confirm they were infected whilst at Roskilde.

Over a quarter positive
The number of confirmed new infections in Denmark has increased significantly in recent days. On July 7, 26.94 percent of all tests were positive. 

So far, the exact number of people who may have been infected at the Roskilde Festival is unknown.

In total, 130,000 people were present at the eight-day festival, which started on June 25.




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