USPS mail handler at a Cleveland distribution center tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 2:32 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 14:32:17-04

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Postal Service confirmed Monday that a mail handler at one of its Cleveland Processing and Distribution Centers has recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease, according to Naddia Dhalai, a communication specialist with the USPS.

“The safety and well-being of our employees is one of our highest priorities. To ensure the health of our employees, we are continuing to follow recommended strategies from the CDC and local health departments. We also continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation on a nationwide basis,” the USPS said in a statement.

The USPS is unable to provide any specific employee information due to privacy concerns.

Both the CDC and the World Health Organizations said there is no evidence that COVID-19 can spread through mail.

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