Trident Seafoods employee tests positive for COVID-19
June 18, 2020
An employee with Trident Seafoods has tested positive for COVID-19 on the individual's tenth day of quarantine after arriving to the community, according to a press release from the Petersburg Emergency Operations Center.
All Trident Seafoods employees that travel to Petersburg are tested for the virus prior to arriving in town and are quarantined in a bunkhouse upon arrival, according to the press release. The workers are then tested again on the tenth day of a 14 day quarantine.
The individual's roommate was also tested on the tenth day of their 14 day quarantine, but tested negative for COVID-19, according to the press release. Both the individual that tested positive for the virus and the roommate have been isolated and will be in quarantine until released by the Department of Epidemiology.
Trident Seafood has a COVID-19 mitigation plan in place, which detects the presence of COVID-19 at an early stage to reduce the risk of the virus spreading.