Agents of the National Police they have arrested a 40-year-old man in Manacor as the alleged perpetrator of a crime of injury for, allegedly, infect 22 people of COVID-19, eight of them directly and 14 indirectly, both in their workplace like to Gym where he went, both in the Balearic town.

The investigation began at the end of January when the agents learned of the existence of a covid-19 outbreak in a well-known establishment in Manacor where, apparently, a worker had been infected and had concealed his illness. Days before the outbreak was revealed, the worker began to present symptom compatible with the disease, so his colleagues began to worry as they observed that he was not well but did not want to go home, fearing that he could infect them.

Once his working day was over, the detainee went to a medical center to undergo a PCR as he was not improving, returning to his gym and to his job the next day.

Both his colleagues and the person in charge of the establishment ordered him to go home since he could be infected with COVID-19, ignoring the orders of his bosses. According to the police officers, the detainee came with a fever of over 40 degrees. During his workday, this person would walk around the premises, coughing while lowering the mask, stating “I am going to infect you all with the coronavirus.”

At the end of his working day, he was informed that the result of the PCR had been positive, a circumstance that alarmed the rest of the workers. When summoned to carry out the PCR, five of them tested positive, who in turn infected several of their relatives, being among the infected three babies as young as 1 year old.

In the gym that he frequented, 3 people were directly infected, who in turn infected several family members, making a total of about 22 people infected, none of them having to be admitted.

Due to these facts, the worker was arrested as the alleged perpetrator of a crime of injuries and yesterday he was placed at the disposal of the Judicial Authority.

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