GraceKennedy (GK) has announced the suspension of operations at its Grace Canning Plant in Kingston, following two confirmed cases of COVID-19 among its team members. The Ministry of Health has been advised and both team members who tested positive for COVID-19 are at home in isolation.

All GK team members who have been in contact with the infected persons are being tested for the virus and have been placed under quarantine pending their test results.

The Company has advised that the Canning facility will undergo extensive sanitizing and deep cleaning and they expect to resume operations early next week.

GraceKennedy will advise of any relevant updates, as it continues to serve its customers, while ensuring that the health and safety of all stakeholders remains a priority.