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Amazon employees throughout the United States. are worried about going to work as the number of Amazon warehouses affected by the coronavirus has climbed to 19.
A handful of workers at the e-commerce corporation's Staten Island JFK8 warehouse staged a walkout Monday to demand a shutdown to their facility. so that it can be disinfected after at least two workers tested positive for the virus and other demands.
"It's very scary because Amazon people come from everywhere. They take the MTA, take the ferry," JFK8 employee Barbara Chandler told FOX Business. "Once a person tested positive, they should have closed it down, made everyone take a test. … Clean out the whole facility."
Chandler tested positive for the virus last week after going to work on Tuesday. She's recovering and said she didn't have a fever when she first started feeling symptomatic.