24 confirmed Omikron cases
The Omikron variant is also spreading in Bonn. So far, 24 cases of infection with the new Omikron variant, which has been classified as a cause for concern by the Robert Koch Institute, have been registered. Two persons could already be released from quarantine. 62 contacts are in quarantine in connection with an Omikron case.
Stricter quarantine regulations
For close contacts with the Omikron variant, the duration of quarantine is 14 days, there is no possibility of shortening. This also applies to vaccinated and recovered persons. Quarantine ends only after 14 days with a negative PCR test result, testing can be done at the earliest on the 12th day of quarantine.
Bonn residents with a positive test result for coronavirus are currently receiving automatic information letters from the city regarding quarantine obligations and rules for positively tested cases and their contacts. PCR-positive tested will receive the information by mail. Rapid test positive tested will receive the information via email. A call by the Corona team will only be made if prioritized according to Robert Koch Institute guidelines. For urgent questions, affected persons can contact the contact points listed in the information letters.The health department draws attention to the importance of following Corona rules. This is especially true with regard to the containment of the currently very contagious Omikron variant.
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