FOUR CASES OF COVID-19 IN COUNTY MONAGHAN

28 August 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher

There were four cases of Covid-19 in Co. Monaghan during the week up to midnight on Sunday. This compares with seven in the previous week. The total number of cases since mid March is now 554. It’s now known that two of the eleven outbreaks involved workers at the ABP meat plant in Clones, although the production line at the plant has not been halted. A third case involved a member of the workforce at BD Foods in Glaslough, who received a positive test result on Sunday.

The company’s premises closed down permanently on Friday following its operational merger (announced in May) with the parent company, Henderson Foodservice from Co. Antrim. Sinn Féin spokesperson on Agriculture, Matt Carthy TD, has said the responses…

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