2 Sisters reveal details of £1m welfare fund to support staff at Covid hit Anglesey abattoir

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2 Sisters Food Group have announced the details of £1m welfare fund for workers at their Covid hit abattoir on Anglesey.

The chicken factory in Llangefni was shut for two weeks last Thursday as the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases at the plant mounted.

So far nearly 300 workers have tested positive for the disease with the Army conducting mass testing at sites in Llangefni, Holyhead and Bangor.

A spokesman said: ” It is clear that coronavirus will continue to affect us all for many months to come, and after examining the various options for the past few weeks, the business is pleased to confirm the further support it can offer colleagues who may be struggling financially.

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