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Coronavirus Outbreak Roils Guatemala Textile Plant Where 200+ Test Positive

Rivet's 2020 Denim Circularity report takes a deep dive into how the global denim industry is plotting its circular future amidst a worldwide pandemic.

More than 200 workers at an export-focused textile plant in Guatemala have tested positive for COVID-19, in what could potentially be one of the nation’s largest outbreaks. Zulma Calderon, the health prosecutor for Guatemala’s human rights prosecutor’s office, said the department began receiving reports in early May that infected workers were continuing to work at…

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