Jack Link’s worker at Alpena plant dies of COVID-19

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — An employee at a Jack Link’s Protein Snacks plant in South Dakota died after contracting COVID-19.

Fifty-eight employees at the Alpena meat processing plant have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Jack Link’s did not give further details on the employee who died, but says it is checking employees for symptoms of the coronavirus before they enter the facility and requiring them to wear protective equipment.