Up to 60 staff have tested positive in an Offaly factory in recent days.
A leading farming organisation's calling for all staff in meat factories to be tested for Covid-19 as soon as possible.
It's after a number of clusters of the virus in plants across the country.
Up to 60 staff have tested positive in Rosderra Meats' factory in Edenderry in recent days.
Edmond Phelan, president of the Portlaoise-based Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association, says health officials must take more action:
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