A chicken processing plant in central California has been ordered to shut down after it became the site of one of the largest and most severe COVID-19 outbreaks in the state.
The Merced Sun-Star reports Foster Farms Livingston Facility was ordered to shut down on Wednesday.
At least 358 employees have tested positive, and eight employees died due to the coronavirus.
Officials issued a 48-hour stay of the order.
Foster Farms did not immediately answer an email seeking comment.