A total of 63 cases of COVID-19 have now been connected to the 2 Sisters processing plant in Coupar Angus.
Dr Emma Fletcher, chair of the Incident Management Team overseeing the outbreak, said the factory was not at risk of being forced to close. “63 cases of COVID-19 connected to the 2 Sisters food processing plant have now been identified. This was an expected increase, with many of the additional positive cases already self-isolating,” she said.
“The Incident Management Team remains reassured that the factory can remain open at this time. The factory is working closely with NHS Tayside’s Public Health team and Food Standards Scotland and all arrangements for contact tracing and self-isolation are in place. Staff are being given appropriate advice and additional support from their relevant Local Authority if needed.”