Covid: 256 workers at Cranswick Country Foods test positive

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More than 250 workers have tested positive for Covid-19 after an outbreak at a meat processing plant, a director of public health has said.

Around 1,000 staff at Cranswick County Foods at Watton in Norfolk have now been tested for the virus.

Norfolk County Council director of public health Dr Louise Smith said she did not expect any further increase to the 256 positive results.

Many of the staff were asymptomatic and were now self-isolating, she said.

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