Bundestag Vice Roth: Politicians do not adhere to quarantine rules

Bundestag Vice President Claudia Roth addressed the MPs with a warning.

Bundestag Vice President Claudia Roth addressed the MPs with a warning.

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In public, politicians repeatedly appeal to the population to comply with the corona rules. But some apparently do not take the quarantine rules too closely themselves.

In a letter to the members of the Bundestag, Parliament’s Vice-President Claudia Roth (Greens) has now sharply criticized her colleagues. In the letter that has, it says: “In the past few days I was approached by various people about the fact that colleagues in their immediate vicinity did not go into quarantine despite having tested positive contacts.” Instead, they should continue Roth went on to be present in the Bundestag property.

The Green politician accuses her colleagues of disregarding the Corona rules that have been in force for months: “Cases are known in which those affected have stayed in their fully occupied offices for several days, although they should have waited for the test result.” Roth does not say it is a politician or which faction they belong to.

The harsh criticism of the Bundestag deputy: “This behavior endangers the life and health of the employees in the relevant parliamentary offices.” Such behavior is an affront to the employees “and to everyone who tries hard to contain the effects of the virus “.

Finally, Roth appeals to the MPs: “Take the risk of infection and every case of infection in your environment seriously. Adhere to the quarantine rules, inform the responsible authorities. ”The continued high number of cases and the increasing burden on the health system show how important it is for everyone to take responsibility.


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