Tyson Foods: 371 Positive COVID-19 Tests at Missouri Plant | KBIA

Tyson Foods: 371 Positive COVID-19 Tests at Missouri Plant

Jun 29, 2020

Tyson Foods has announced that 371 employees at its chicken processing plant in the far southwestern corner of Missouri have tested positive for COVID-19.

The company said in a news release Friday that it tested 1,142 employees at the plant in Noel from June 17 to June 19, and 291 tested positive for COVID-19. Of those 291, Tyson said 249, or 85%, were asymptomatic. T

he Springfield News-Leader reports that an additional 80 Noel employees tested positive for COVID-19 in separate tests that were performed by their healthcare providers or the state’s Department of Health and Senior Services.