Several corona rapid test centers close after allegations | NDR.de – Nachrichten – Hamburg

Status: 04/22/2021 1:58 p.m.

Several corona rapid test centers of the former soccer professional Benedikt Pliquett have now been closed. The accusation: positive test results should not have been passed on to the authorities.

The former goalkeeper of FC St. Pauli ran one of his six test centers in the Kiez at Hans-Albers-Platz, among other places. On the instructions of the health department, all were shut down by the police on Wednesday evening. There were clear indications that at least one positive corona test result was not reported, as confirmed by the Hamburg-Mitte district.

Dense at least until the beginning of May

Now the documentation of all six test centers of the former soccer professional will be checked, said the spokesman for the social authority, Martin Helfrich. The facilities will remain closed until at least May 5th, and appointments can no longer be booked on the website.

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According to Helfrich, there are more than 200 private test centers in Hamburg that are regularly checked on a random basis. Two of them were closed again in the past after violations because the hygiene concept was not implemented correctly, according to the spokesman for the authorities.

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A still packaged SARS-COV-2 Rapid Antigen Test from Roche to do yourself with instructions.  © picture alliance / zb |  Kirsten Nijhof Photo: Kirsten Nijhof

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