Twitter closes Seattle office after employee suspected of Covid-19 infection

Twitter did not say when it planned to reopen the Seattle office. The social networking company said it notified employees and contacted public health officials about the situation. — AFP

LOS ANGELES: Twitter said it was shutting its Seattle office for a "deep clean" after learning that an employee there was informed they likely have been infected with coronavirus (Covid-19).

"A Seattle-based employee has been advised by their doctor that they likely have Covid-19, though still awaiting final testing," Twitter said in a tweet Friday. "While the employee has not been at a Twitter office for several weeks & hasn't been in contact w/others – we're closing our Seattle office to deep clean."

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