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Chicken processing plant in Vancouver closed after 28 employees tested positive foir COVID-19

BY , Apr 22, 2020 1:37 AM - REPORT AN ERROR

A person wearing protective equipment looks out of a window at the Herron seniors residence Monday April 13, 2020 in Dorval near Montreal's Trudeau airport. Thirty-one residents are confirmed to have died in the past month.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

A chicken processing plant in Vancouver has been closed due to an out break of COVID-19.

Vancouver Coastal Health says 28 employees at the United Poultry Company plant have tested positive for the virus.

It says the plant was shut down yesterday and all employees have been told to self-isolate for 14 days.

BC health officials say there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread by meat or the packaging.

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