the Defense and the police are ready to initiate massekarantæne, if the authorities ' current efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus do not succeed.
It shows a number of documents, which Berlingske has gained an insight into.
A massekarantæne can mean thousands of citizens to be quarantined in the country's barracks, fenced and guarded by the military and the police.
the Telegraph has obtained documents from the three regions. Here it says among other things, that if the plans are activated, this is a clear confinement of the karantæneramte.
the Defense must ensure 'enclosure, so that the guarding can be established,' as it sounds in karantæneaftalen between the Defense and the Capital Region.
The current situation indicates, however, that massekarantæne becomes necessary.
It says professor Kjeld Møller Pedersen, as a researcher in the Danish health care system at the University of Southern denmark, for Berlingske.
- We do not see an explosive increase in the number of infected. However, we do see obviously an increase in the number of inpatients, and we have also seen the first death.
- And if the fordoblingshastighed, we see right now, continue, then we are in serious difficulties. I think, however, is not happening. There is nothing that indicates that the situation is out of control, he says to the newspaper.
Karantæneaftalerne of epidemics is reached before the coronavirus was a reality in Denmark.
The most recent of the agreements between the Defense and the Capital Region, was signed in 2018.
the Defense will provide to the Berlingske tidende, to now, has been in dialogue with the regions about which of the specific sites, that may come into play – if necessary.
With the hastelov, which was introduced Tuesday, can the authorities force the people with coronavirus or symptoms at the same for hospitalization or quarantine.
Also can the health minister Magnus Heunicke (S) involve the Defense and, if necessary, may use force in the form of deprivation of liberty and tvangsindlæggelser.