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on March 23, 2020

Sanderson Farms employee tests positive for COVID-19

All company locations remain open after thorough cleaning.

A slaughterhouse worker at Sanderson Farms’ McComb, Mississippi poultry processing plant has tested positive for COVID-19, the company said Monday. This is the first publicly confirmed case of a worker in a U.S. meat plant.

The employee, along with six others, was sent home to self-quarantine with pay.

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