Amazon employee in company's Seattle headquarters tests positive for ...

Amazon employee working in the company's Seattle headquarters tests positive for the coronavirus - 12 miles away from nursing home where six infected patients have died Amazon employee in Seattle went home feeling sick on February 25 Employee subsequently tested positive for coronavirus, staff were told The infected worker is currently in quarantine, according to Amazon Amazon HQ is about 12 miles from the nursing home with deadly outbreak Six residents of the Life Care Center of Kirkland have died so far 

By Keith Griffith For Dailymail.com

Published: 01:50 GMT, 4 March 2020 | Updated: 02:44 GMT, 4 March 2020

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An Amazon employee at the company's Seattle headquarters has tested positive for coronavirus.

The company informed staff in an internal email that the employee went home feeling sick on February 25 and subsequently tested positive, but has not returned to the offices since then, according to the Seattle Times.

'We're supporting the affected employee who is in quarantine,' the company said in a statement to DailyMail.com. 

The worker was based in the company’s Brazil office building, at Ninth Avenue and Republican Street in South Lake Union.

The worker was based in the company’s Brazil office building (above), at Ninth Avenue and Republican Street in South Lake Union

The worker was based in the company’s Brazil office building (above), at Ninth Avenue and Republican Street in South Lake Union

The Life Care Center of Kirkland (above) nursing home has seen a horror outbreak of coronavirus with at least six deaths. It is about 12 miles from Amazon's headquarters

The Life Care Center of Kirkland (above) nursing home has seen a horror outbreak of coronavirus with at least six deaths. It is about 12 miles from Amazon's headquarters

The internal email sent to employees in Seattle and nearby Bellvue said that any

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