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Herefordshire farm in lockdown after 73 Covid-19 cases

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Herefordshire farm in lockdown after 73 Covid-19 cases

Herefordshire farm in lockdown after 73 Covid-19 cases

Around 200 workers at a farm in Herefordshire have been quarantined following an outbreak of Covid-19.Some 73 positive cases of the virus have been confirmed among workers at vegetable producer AS Green and Co, which is based in the village of Mathon, near Worcester.A joint statement from Public Health England (PHE) Midlands and Herefordshire Council said employees were being asked to remain on the farm during the period of isolation.


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