Scottish poultry facility closed with “immediate effect” due to COVID cluster

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2 Sisters said the temporary move was “the responsible action to take” in order to prevent further transmission.

A food processing plant in Perth and Kinross, Scotland has been closed with “immediate effect” after four members of staff tested positive for COVID-19.

Two other workers at the 2 Sisters poultry facility in Coupar Angus are also reportedly awaiting the results of a coronavirus test.

“Our priority remains the safety and wellbeing of all colleagues, and we will be reviewing the situation closely in partnership with the relevant regional and national Scottish COVID-19 taskforces before we restart production,” the company said in a statement. “The facility had previously operated for six months without a single positive COVID-19 case recorded.”

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