Coronavirus infects workers at FedEx facility in Kansas

May 17, 2020 - 9:28 am

    FedEx has confirmed that workers from its facility in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe have tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson from FedEx Ground said in a statement Friday that it was working cooperatively with county health officials and offering voluntary COVID-19 testing to employees and vendors at the facility. 

    The Kansas City Star reports that the positive tests are considered to be the first cluster of coronavirus cases tied to a workplace in Johnson County, Kansas. 

    On Saturday, Shawnee County announced at least 10 cases linked to gatherings a lake that appear to have violated the state's stay-at-home order.

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