Poultry worker dies after COVID-19 outbreak in Manitoba

A poultry plant in Blumenort, Manitoba has confirmed 33 cases of the novel coronavirus and reported that one worker who tested positive has died.
calendar icon 27 October 2020
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Company and provincial health officials have said that there is no evidence that any of the poultry workers contracted COVID-19 at the plant.

Based on contact tracing and a review of safety measures at the plant, public health officials don't believe the transmission is happening within the facility, Dr Brent Roussin, Manitoba's chief public health officer, said Thursday 22 October.

"Some community acquisition, including [through] carpooling, is something that is being considered," Roussin said.

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Company and provincial health officials have said that there is no evidence that any of the poultry workers contracted COVID-19 at the plant.

Based on contact tracing and a review of safety measures at the plant, public health officials don't believe the transmission is happening within the facility, Dr Brent Roussin, Manitoba's chief public health officer, said Thursday 22 October.

"Some community acquisition, including [through] carpooling, is something that is being considered," Roussin said.

Read more about this story here.

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