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on June 24, 2020

COVID-19 strikes an estimated 1,550 Tönnies workers

Plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrueck, Germany, faces major outbreak while state government intensifies lockdown measures

More than 1,550 workers at a Tönnies pork plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrueck, Germany, are believed to have tested positive for COVID-19.

Employees, many of which are immigrants from Eastern Europe, were tested for COVID-19. Authorities initially reported the number of cases to exceed 1,550, but on June 23 they said the…

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