Amazon Confirms Employee In US Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A spokeswoman confirmed a report by Bloomberg News that all co-workers in contact with the employee, who worked at Amazon's South Lake Union office complex in Seattle, had been informed about the coronavirus infection.

Amazon Confirms Employee In US Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Two Amazon employees in Milan, Italy, had also been infected with the virus.

Highlights

  • An Amazon employee in Seattle tested positive for the coronavirus
  • The affected employee is in quarantine, an official said
  • Two employees in Milan, Italy, had also been infected with the virus

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday an employee in the United States tested positive for the coronavirus.

"We're supporting the affected employee who is in quarantine," a company spokeswoman said in an email to Reuters.

The spokeswoman confirmed a report by Bloomberg News that all co-workers in contact with the employee, who worked at Amazon's South Lake Union office complex in Seattle, had been informed.

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The company said on Sunday two employees in Milan, Italy, had been infected with the virus and were under quarantine.

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