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Barron Co. Food Plant Blamed for Spike in COVID Cases
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 07/31/2020

Another Wisconsin food processing facility has seen its workforce impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, which drove up the total number of infections in the immediate area.

The Barron County Health Department reports that Seneca Foods in Cumberland has seen a large increase in new cases of the virus in the past two weeks.

The agency did not specify how many cases were tied to the factory in particular, but the county has seen 150 new cases since mid-July--bringing the county's total to over 200.

The plant processes fruit and vegetables.

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