SunDate Employee Dies From Coronavirus
20 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 in Coachella Facility
Coachella, CA (April 15, 2020) – An employee at SunDate has died from coronavirus. The manager died on April 15 after contracting the virus from the Coachella date processing facility.
Cal/OSHA is investigating the death, which was considered to be work-related. It will be determined if SunDate has violated any workplace safety and health regulations. Cal/OSHA has six months to complete the inspection and issue citations.
So far, 20 employees at the plant have tested positive for COVID-19. The county is hoping to test more employees in the near future.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.