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Reduction Of Outbreaks Associated With The Agri-food Sector, But We Must Remain On Alert

Reduction of outbreaks associated with the agri-food sector, but we must remain on alert

The Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, and the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, have met with the autonomous communities to analyze the weekly evolution of the epidemiological situation of COVID-19 in the agricultural sector, with special monitoring harvesting, fruit and vegetable harvesting and slaughterhouses.

Illa and Planas have evaluated the results of the strategy for early detection, surveillance and control of COVID-19 agreed between the Government and the autonomous communities, and a reduction in outbreaks associated with the agricultural sector has been verified.

To date, 9.9% of all outbreaks and associated cases occur in the agricultural sector.

More information in Revista Cárnica y Eurocarne