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Manitoba poultry plant worker remembered

Gabriel Deng died after testing positive for COVID-19.


October 29, 2020
By CBC News

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A close family member of a man who died earlier this month after testing positive for COVID-19 is remembering him as a family man and dedicated member of the Sudanese community.

Gabriel Deng, 42, worked for the last several years at the Exceldor Cooperative poultry plant — formerly a Granny’s Poultry plant — in Blumenort, Man. In late September he tested positive for COVID-19, and he died a few weeks later.

“In the very beginning he just had a headache. He came from work and he talked to his roommate that he wasn’t feeling well,” said Andrew Ring, Deng’s cousin.

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