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110 turbine blade factory workers infected

Testing among half of LM Wind Power's 900 North Dakota employees shows a massive coronavirus outbreak at the wind turbine blade factory.

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LM Wind Power's wind turbine blade factory in Grand Forks has become a contagion center in North Dakota. Last week, the plant's production was halted, and workers were sent home after nine personnel tested positive for Covid-19. Now, however, further testing shows a much larger number of confirmed infections.

A screening of 426 workers shows 110 positive cases, North Dakota's state government informed on Saturday.

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