Seasonal workers at the newly formed Cooke-Ocean Beauty joint venture preparing for the Bristol Bay wild salmon season have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, sources told IntraFish.

The 12 workers, who were slated to work at OBI Seafoods' Wood River salmon processing operation in Dillingham, Alaska, were reported infected on Monday, June 22. The tests were conducted on the sixth day of their quarantine period, according to the City of Dillingham, which reported the cases but did not name the companies involved.