Employee connected to Perdue Farms plant dies from COVID-19

Coronavirus Watch Kentucky

OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) — Ohio Co. Judge Executive David Johnston tells Eyewitness News that one death from COVID-19 is connected to the Perdue plant in Cromwell.

Johnston says he’s unsure what county that person is originally from.

Tuesday, The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported there were 181 positive employees at the plant.

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(This story was originally published on May 24, 2020)

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