COVID-19 Outbreak In Pacific Northwest Seafood Industry As Season Ramps Up

Posted by on June 5, 2020 10:21 am
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File photo of a seafood processing plant in Kodiak, Alaska. The industry faces an outbreak of COVID-19 just as salmon and pollack fishing seasons are ramping up.

Most of the crew on one massive seafood trawler has tested positive for COVID-19. Other vessels also have cases, despite sweeping measures to try and prevent the spread of coronavirus.

(Image credit: MARION OWEN/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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