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

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

Various tech organizations have asked their Seattle-based representatives to telecommute to help forestall the spread of the novel coronavirus. Both Amazon and Facebook have closed down workplaces in the zone in the wake of affirming that their Seattle-based representatives have surely contracted COVID-19, the ailment brought about by the novel coronavirus

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As the episode keeps on spreading in the US, remembering for California and New York, the circumstance has exacerbated in Washington where the infection was first found Stateside. The state currently has in any event 70 affirmed cases and 10 passings. 

Here are the work-from-home arrangements for some Seattle tech organization workplaces that Hubfirms knows about: 

Amazon has told representatives situated in Seattle and close by Bellevue that it prescribes workers telecommute until the finish of March, as indicated by CNBC. The suggestion comes after Amazon affirmed on March second that one of its Seattle-based representatives was isolated with the novel coronavirus. That representative went home on February 25th and hasn't returned. 

Google is asking representatives in Washington state who can work remotely to do as such, reports GeekWire. It's additionally asking representatives not to carry guests to its Washington-based workplaces. 

Facebook has closed down one of its Seattle workplaces after a contractual worker tried positive for novel coronavirus, and it's empowering the organization's 5,000 Seattle-based representatives to telecommute until March 31st, as per CNBC. That office will apparently stay shut until Monday. Facebook has additionally confined social guests to its workplaces. 

Microsoft is permitting representatives in its Seattle-and San Francisco-based workplaces to telecommute through March 25th. 

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said the organization is "unequivocally promising" the entirety of its representatives to telecommute "if capable." He said a similar direction applies to Square, which he additionally leads. 

Bungie, which makes the well known game Destiny 2, has solicited representatives from its Bellevue, Washington office to telecommute and says it has turned out framework to let the organization keep on building up the game while completely remote. 

There are at present more than 97,000 affirmed instances of COVID-19, with in excess of 3,300 passings.

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