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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Lethbridge poultry-processing plant

Dozens of cases identified at Sunrise Poultry Processors.


March 25, 2021
By Global News

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Another meat industry facility in Alberta is coping with dozens of COVID-19 cases as Alberta Health Services confirmed it is working to investigate an outbreak at a poultry site, Sunrise Poultry Processors, in Lethbridge.

The health authority said no concerns were identified during “joint facility inspections.”

According to AHS, the outbreak at the plant has resulted in 75 COVID-19 cases so far — 38 are still considered active while 37 people have recovered.

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