In light of the fears spread around the world about infection with the emerging corona virus that causes Covid-19 disease, a German woman removed her mask at an automatic push machine, and coughed in the face of a person near her.
A police spokesman said on Sunday that he suspected the reason for this behavior by the woman in the town of Obertaueringen in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg in the south of the country is the lack of physical distancing distance by the person (about 60 years old) who was standing a few centimeters behind the woman in the queue. In front of the push machine.
The police added that the citizen (about 30 years old) wore the mask again after this incident.
One of the eyewitnesses on the scene drew the attention of the police, who are searching for both sides of the incident with the help of surveillance camera images.
A police spokesman said that if the woman was found to be infected with the Coronavirus, for example, she would have to be expected to face a lawsuit for bodily injury to others.