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on April 28, 2020

Smithfield Foods employee dies from COVID-19

County health department ordered temporary shutdown of plant on April 25

A worker at an Illinois Smithfield Foods plant died after contracting COVID-19, the worker’s family said.

Alicia Cruz, 64, worked at the Smithfield dry sausage facility in St. Charles, according to WLS-TV.

The Kane County, Illinois, Health Department ordered Smithfield to close the facility on April 25 due to…

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