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Abbotsford poultry processing plant shut down after COVID-19 outbreak

Fraser Health said 22 employees at the facility have tested positive for the coronavirus.


February 24, 2021
By Vancouver Sun

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A food processing plant in Abbotsford has been ordered to close by Fraser Health after an outbreak of COVID-19 among staff.

Twenty-two employees of Grand River Foods, a poultry processing facility on Wheel Avenue, have tested positive for the coronavirus, said Fraser Health in a statement on Sunday.

Health officials inspected the site Feb. 18 after a cluster was identified on Feb. 2. An outbreak was declared Feb. 19.

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