Meatpacking vegetation tied to extra COVID-19 instances than recognized, new enterprise outbreak knowledge reveals



An American Foods Group employee walks into the meat-packing facility on June 19, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis.

Wisconsin meals processing vegetation have been linked to extra COVID-19 instances than had been beforehand disclosed, together with 4 deaths related to a Inexperienced Bay facility, authorities knowledge obtained by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reveals.

The Inexperienced Bay plant, JBS Packerland, has been linked to at the very least 417 individuals who have examined optimistic, 69 greater than beforehand reported by authorities. 4 deaths, together with two JBS employees, have been tied to the plant.

In the identical metropolis, American Meals Group has been linked to 366 instances, greater than the previously-reported 241. Smithfield Meals in Cudahy has been tied to 105, up from 86.

The information, obtained via a public data request to Brown County, lists names of long-term care amenities, colleges, eating places, bars and different companies linked to outbreaks or suspected outbreaks investigated by the state via June 1. 



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