AN Amazon employee has tested positive for Covid-19 at a Scots depot, according to a report.
A worker at the retail giant’s Dundee site has tested positive for the deadly bug.
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The Dundee Courier say that the single case has been confirmed at the Riverside Drive warehouse.
It is believed that the person is now in self-isolating in compliance with Scottish Government guidelines.
An Amazon spokesperson told the Courier: “Since the early days of this situation, we have worked closely with local authorities to proactively respond, ensuring we continue to serve customers while taking care of our associates and we’re following all guidelines from local officials about the operations of our buildings.
““We have implemented proactive measures at our facilities to protect employees including increased cleaning at all facilities, maintaining social distance in our sites, and adding distance between drivers and customers when making deliveries.”
The Dundee site is run by Amazon Logistics, which uses independent couriers to deliver parcels around the city.
It comes 10 days after the company confirmed a case at its Dunfermline delivery hub.
Amazon have been contacted for comment.
Meanwhile, a second student at the University of St Andrews has tested positive for coronavirus.
Coronavirus Scotland: Second St Andrews University student tests positive for Covid-19
An email sent to all staff and students by Principal Sally Mapstone confirmed the news.
The professor revealed the announcement yesterday on Tuesday, September 15, which is in addition to two cases.
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