Bornstein Seafood closes as 13 have COVID-19


35 people were tested, 5 more results expected

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Thirteen employees at the Bornstein Seafood processing facility in Astoria tested positive for COVID-19, the Clatsop County Department of Public Health confirmed on Monday.

The seafood facility has been closed until further notice and all its workers have been told to shelter in place by company VP Andrew Bornstein.

Last Friday, Bornstein Seafood official contacted health authorities after two of its employees tested positive. Later testing of 35 other people found the other employees who tested positive. Another 5 test results are expected later Monday or Tuesday.

The 11 who were positive in the later testing are 4 women and 7 men between the ages of 30-69.

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