Islamic Center of Siouxland says Seaboard Triumph Foods employee dies from COVID-19

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – A Seaboard Triumph Foods employee died on Friday from COVID-19.

Ahmad Mohammad, President of the Islamic Center of Siouxland, released a statement to KCAU 9 News about the employee’s death.

He said in a statement that Husain Jair, 56, from Eritrea, worked at Seaboard Triumph Foods plant in Sioux City.

He was sick for about a week. He stayed home for 4-5 days and then he spent [the] last two days of his life in Mercy One hospital in Sioux City. His funeral was held [Monday] afternoon in Dakota City Cemetery at 3:45 PM.

From Ahmad Mohammad, President of the Islamic Center of Siouxland

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