The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has said that the worker has been with Scotlynn Group — a large-scale farming operation of Vittoria, Ontario. — who currently has 217 positive cases involving migrant workers and agricultural workers.
Canadian farmers rely on the 60 000 short-term foreign workers, mainly from Latin America and the Caribbean, plant and harvest the crops.
In mexico, the Ministry of Foreign affairs said in a statement that the Temporary Farm Workers Program (PTAT) has ” entered into operation once again after a temporary pause. ”
The two countries have reached an agreement to improve the sanitary conditions of the citizens who work on farms, ” according to the press release.