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A Portland meat processing plant will resume business after a nearly weeklong shutdown over a coronavirus outbreak.
New cases continued to surface at the city’s Tyson Foods this week, with most recent reports counting at least 51 positive cases. All 400 employees and 30 contractors have been tested. The workforce mostly consists of immigrants, according to WMTW News 8.
Tyson Foods, a meat processing plant, in Portland, Maine, is resuming business after a nearly weeklong shutdown.
Dr. Nirav Shah, Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director, said a team of epidemiologists are touching base with each positive case to undertake contact tracing.
Tyson paid its workers while the plant was idle, WMTW News 8 reported.