Velikoluksky meat processing plant in Pskov oblast, where the experts recorded outbreak of infection with coronavirus, is operating normally, the production is not stopped. On Friday said the chief sanitary doctor of the region, the head of the regional Rospotrebnadzor Alexander Nesteruk.

"the Company is not yet closed, works in a regular mode", – said the Agency interlocutor.

On Friday during a meeting of the operational headquarters for the fight against the spread of coronavirus Nesteruk announced that the number of infections in the enterprise at the moment is 24 people, the cases identified in the sausage and transport departments.

Velikoluksky Myasokombinat is one of the largest meat processing companies in Russia. The plant is part of velikolukskiy agro industrial holding, the largest company of the agricultural sector in the North-West of Russia. The holding company pursues a strategy of closed loop production: forage crop production, feed production, cultivation and breeding of animals, processing and final sales of the finished product.


According to the regional operational headquarters for the moment in the Pskov region identified 763 cases of infection and recorded 10 deaths. Recovered 307 people. Since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus in the world contracted about 5.8 million people, more than 350 thousand died.