Tyson Foods increasing safety measures after outbreak

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (WEHT)- Tyson Foods says it is increasing safety measures after a COVID-19 outbreak at a facility in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, near Nashville.

The company says at least 90 workers have tested positive at that facility and the company is following guidelines set up by the USDA and the CDC.

Workers are required to wear masks and take their temperatures at the beginning of their shift. Tyson added that it is stepping up social distancing and sanitizing efforts.

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(This story was originally published on April 19, 2020)

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