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Maryland governor: poultry plant actions taken due to virus


April 29, 2020

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that a coronavirus testing site would be opened at Perdue Stadium on the state's Eastern Shore in response to outbreaks at poultry processing plants.

The testing site will be opened in Salisbury, Maryland, to test workers at the Perdue plant there and the Amick processing plant in Hurlock, Maryland, Hogan said. Maryland now has 262 lab-confirmed virus cases associated with poultry workers, Hogan said.

"These outbreaks are not only a serious public health concern," Hogan said. "They're also a potential threat to Maryland's...

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