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60-Year-Old Burmese Refugee Becomes Eighth COVID-19 Victim at Colorado Meat Plant

HeadlineMay 19, 2020

An eighth worker from the JBS Greeley meatpacking plant in Colorado has died of COVID-19. Sixty-year-old Tin Aye was a Burmese refugee who arrived in the U.S. 13 years ago via Thailand. She had been hospitalized since March. Over 300 workers at the JBS Greeley plant have tested positive for the coronavirus. Meanwhile, in Washington state, employees at a Tyson meat plant protested working conditions after three coronavirus deaths, and over 270 infections, were reported.

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