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POULTRY INDUSTRY; ; Georgia poultry workers test positive for COVID-19

Apr 30, 2020 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

One dies as industry races to avert disruptions.

Nearly 400 poultry industry workers in Georgia have tested positive for the coronavirus and one has died as a result, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The 388 workers represent about 2%of the estimated 16,500 workers at 14 chicken processing plants in the state.

Obtained from hospitals and poultry plants, the data do not identify the workers or say where they contracted COVID-19. The head of Baldwin-based Fie...