GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Tin Aye, a 60-year-old woman who worked at the JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley, has died from coronavirus. She’s the latest reported death of an employee there at the facility due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The woman was a JBS employee for over a decade and became sick in March.
The union says she was taken to a hospital on March 29 and immediately put on a ventilator.
She became a grandmother the day before that when her daughter, who was also sick from COVID-19, had to have an emergency C-section.
Aye’s son is a Marine who has been on deployment.
CNN reported that Aye and her husband, Aung Kwah Toe, once lived in a refugee camp in Thailand after fleeing from their native Burma and that their children were born there.