Seattle, Washington – CNET is reporting that an Amazon has tested positive for the coronavirus. The employee works out of Amazon’s corporate headquarters.
“We’re supporting the affected employee who is in quarantine,” said an Amazon spokesperson Wednesday.
The Amazon headquarters has 55,000 employees working at their Seattle location, and all employees who worked in close contact with the affected employee have been notified. The employee was sent home sick on February 25 and has not returned since.
Amazon just learned Tuesday that the employee has tested positive for the coronavirus.