Facebook confirms a contractor in Seattle office tested positive for coronavirus

A contractor based in Facebook’s Stadium East office in Seattle has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, the company announced on Thursday.

“We’ve notified our employees and are following the advice of public health officials to prioritize everyone’s health and safety,” Facebook’s spokesperson Andy Stone said in a statement.

The person was last present in the office on February 21. Facebook decided to shut the office immediately until March 9 and, following updated guidance from authorities, it has advised employees in Seattle to work from home until the end of the month.

Source: CNBC

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