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Calgary chicken processing plant to remain open after COVID-19 outbreak
The Sofina Foods / Lilydale poultry processing plant in Calgary will remain open despite a growing outbreak of COVID-19.
An Alberta Health official said on Friday that there had been 19 cases of the virus, of which 18 were still considered active.
But a company official said the number is now higher than that.
“The Alberta Health Services (AHS) have confirmed that after encouraging all of our employees to take a second test, 9 more people have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. This brings our total to 27 employees, all from the same shift, ”spokesperson Daniele Dufour said in an email to The Canadian Press.
Two Canadian Forces members tested positive for COVID-19
Two members of the Canadian military who recently returned to Canada from the Middle East have tested positive for COVID-19, the Defense Ministry said on Saturday.
In a statement, the department said members of the Canadian Armed Forces were on board a flight bringing back to Canada 35 members of Operation IMPACT, a training mission in the Middle East.
“Although all COVID-19 health and safety protocols and precautions were observed before, during and after the flight, there remains a risk to deployed personnel,” the statement said.