Coronavirus spread: The Coronavirus has meant world alarm as it is spreading rapidly around the world. Until now, thousands of cases have been reported not only in China but also in countries other than Asia, with Italy being the most recent example. Now a new case has emerged that this time around America. Specifically, Amazon confirmed that an employee working at its Amazon Brazil office in downtown Seattle, Washington, had found, after tests, that it was positive for Coronavirus. The state of Washington has seen the highest increase in COVID-19 incidents on USA, while a significant number of such incidents occurred in hospitals. In particular, nine people have died on Washington As of February 18, the total number of confirmed cases was 27. Health care officials said 231 people in Washington were being tested for the virus.
Η company stressed at CNBC that it supports the "affected" worker who is in quarantine. It is worth noting that the office where he works is located in downtown Seattle at 9th Avenue and not at the Amazon headquarters located at 7th Avenue. The company briefed its employees on the incident, saying an Amazon employee felt unwell at home on Tuesday, February 25, and has not been reported to Amazon offices since. In addition, the company indicated that it had properly informed employees who had close contact and communication with that employee. At the same time, the company reported that those employees who did not have close contact with the "affected" were less likely risk have been transmitted to them virus. Amazon has also asked officials with symptoms of Coronavirus to stay home and seek medical attention, given that Washington has seen the largest increase in COVID-19 incidents in the US.
Last week, another case of Koronium was also reported as an employee of Google in Switzerland he was diagnosed with Coronavirus.