Amazon said about 20,000 employees tested positive or considered positive for COVID-19


Amazon was repeatedly opposed to sharing extensive data about the total number of confirmed coronovirus cases at its warehouses with the public and with its own workers, which became important centers for domestic supplies during the epidemic Huh. Despite numerous confirmed cases in Amazon’s warehouses across the country, and worldwide, e-commerce giants have downplayed the importance of releasing the site or aggregate data, making it difficult to get a clear picture of overall infections on its sites has gone.
In a blog post, the company said it “conducted an in-depth analysis of data on all 1,372,000 Amazon and Whole Foods market front-line employees across the US operating at any time from March 1 to September 19, 2020.”

Amazon said it then compared its population rate to normal people during the same period, using reporting from Johns Hopkins University. It claimed that its workforce, which tested, or was predicted to be, was 42% lower than expected based on that comparison.

Dave Clark, senior vice president of global operations, formerly stated that the total number of cases “is not particularly useful because it is relative to the size of the building and then to the overall community transition rate,” in an interview with CBS “60 Minute “which aired in May. The company appears to be taking a different position on the matter now.

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