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Brazil investigates coronavirus outbreaks in 10 meat plants in Mato Grosso

Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 9, 2020
Brazilian labour prosecutors are probing coronavirus outbreaks in at least 10 meat processing plants across Mato Grosso state.
Mato Grosso
Brazilian   Mato Grosso
According to the Matto Grosso labour prosecutor’s website, JBS, which has a total of 10 meat plants in the state, reported 41 confirmed cases and 128 suspected cases between them.

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Brazilian meat packer Minerva, which also has operations in the state, has not reported any cases, according to the prosecutors.

The prosecutors office said that although it had provided meat packers in the state with guidelines on coronavirus precautions, documents show plants in the state were failing to meet those standards. â–