Coronavirus infects workers at FedEx facility in Kansas

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HONG KONG, CHINA – 2020/05/11: A FedEx Express courier prepares the numerous packages inside the delivery truck parked on the street. (Photo by Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

MISSION, Kan. (AP) – FedEx has confirmed that workers from its facility in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe have tested positive for COVID-19.

A spokesperson from FedEx Ground said in a statement Friday that it was working cooperatively with county health officials and offering voluntary COVID-19 testing to employees and vendors at the facility.

The Kansas City Star reports that the positive tests are considered to be the first cluster of coronavirus cases tied to a workplace in Johnson County, Kansas.

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