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Coronavirus outbreak at poultry plant in Antrim

A small number of workers at poultry firm Moy Park's factory in Co Antrim have tested positive for Covid-19. It is understood that fewer than five employees from a workforce of around 1,400 at the Ballymena site have been affected.

The company said they are self-isolating on full pay in line with its coronavirus sick scheme. Earlier, Northern Ireland's Health Minister confirmed that a small cluster has been identified.

Speaking to the BBC, Robin Swann said the Public Health Agency (PHA) is working with the company. "We have always said we will expect outbreaks and clusters as we start to ease restrictions. "What we really need is for people to interact with test and track tracing so we can manage them." In a statement, Moy Park said it is

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