Amazon said late Sunday that two of its employees in Milan, Italy, were infected with the coronavirus and were now quarantined,media reported. Dan Perlet, a spokesman for the company, said: “We are supporting employees who have worked in Milan and are currently under quarantine observation. “
The world’s largest online retailer says it has not yet had any U.S. employees known to be infected with the coronavirus. On Friday, Amazon asked employees to stop all non-essential travel, whether within the United States or to other countries. The company also confirmed on Sunday that some of its job interviews would also be moved from offline.
On Saturday, the U.S. raised its travel advisory, urging U.S. citizens not to travel to Italy’s Veneto and Lombardy regions, where the coronavirus is currently endemic. This time Amazon employees are confirmed to be Milan, the capital of lombardy.