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Amazon and Facebook have shut down individual offices as well

Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are asking Seattle-based staff to work from home because of coronavirus

Numerous tech companies have asked their Seattle-based employees to work from home to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Both Amazon and Facebook have shut down offices in the area after confirming that their Seattle-based employees have indeed contracted COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

As the outbreak continues to spread in the US, including in California and New York, the situation has worsened in Washington where the virus was first discovered Stateside. The state now has at least 70 confirmed cases and 10 deaths.

Here are the work-from-home policies for some Seattle tech company offices that The Verge is aware of:

There are currently over 97,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with more than 3,300 deaths.

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This Article was first published on theverge.com

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