Outbreak of COVID-19 reported in Hancock County Blueberry Processor


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A Hancock County company, which processes and packages blueberries, has detected five cases of coronovirus among migrant workers who were hired to rake blueberries.

Hancock Foods tested employees as a precautionary measure before starting work and negotiated with other employees, said Kim Allen, a company official who is located in the Washington Junction neighborhood of Hancock City, east of the Ellsworth City Line is. .

Additional testing is still underway and support services are being provided to the company’s employees, said Nirav Shah, director of the Main Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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