Coronavirus cases confirmed at Nature Fresh facility in Ontario
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Coronavirus cases confirmed at Nature Fresh facility in Ontario

Work at the facility has been stopped until 'further direction.'

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A migrant worker advocate and the national representative of one of the country's largest food and commercial workers unions have both confirmed that Nature Fresh in Leamington, Ont. is the facility currently under strict orders by the region's health unit directing employees to isolate and stop working until further notice. 

Chris Ramsaroop, an organizer for the Justice for Migrant Workers advocacy group, and Santiago Escobar, national representative for the United Food and Commercial Workers union, both told CBC News that employees from Nature Fresh have informed them that the Leamington facility is the same facility that saw 191 confirmed COVID-19 cases over the weekend and that was effectively shut down on Wednesday by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU).

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