According to Sky News on August 13, nearly 300 employees in a sandwich factory in Northampton, UK, have tested positive for new coronavirus. < / P > < p > according to Lucy Whitman, the director of public health of the County Council of Northampton, the factory where the outbreak occurred was greenco food. At present, 292 people in the factory were tested positive for new coronavirus, 79 people were tested positive through the NHS test, and 213 people were tested by the factory itself. “Due to the increase in the number of new coronavirus cases in the Northampton area, we have decided to take the initiative to test all our colleagues at the Northampton plant,” greenco foods said in a statement. “We can confirm that many of our colleagues have tested positive for the virus and are isolating themselves.” “In each case, we immediately track our contacts and instruct colleagues who may be affected to isolate themselves,” the company added < / P > < p > greenco foods is the world’s largest sandwich manufacturer and a major supplier of supermarkets in the UK and Ireland. The factory in Northampton, which makes sandwiches for Martha supermarket in the UK, is now “continuing as usual” and has no concerns about its products. The plant employs 2100 people in Northampton, 1600 of whom are involved in the sandwich production process.