North Texas: Two Postal Workers test positive for Coronavirus

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North Texas’ list of confirmed coronavirus cases is increasing day by day. Now two U.S. Postal Service workers employed at the Tyler Main Post Office and the North Texas Processing and Distribution Center in Coppell have been tested positive. The Coppell location is closed and not opens to the public.
Carol Hunt, a U.S. Postal Service Spokeswoman confirmed the positive cases and provided more info by email.
In his mail, he wrote that the risk factor is low for employees who work at both the Tyler Main Office and the North Texas Processing and Distribution Center, but the services are keeping their employees apprised as new info and guidance are available.
Everyone has been ordered to stay home during the coronavirus outbreak and most of them are dependent on the U.S. Postal Service and other delivery people for their daily needs including their medication and food.

On Friday, social distancing lines were posted on the floor of the Dallas Main Post Office but clerks had no masks or shields to prevent them from customers who may be positive of the virus.
The Postal Service released a statement wherein the department said that workers are told to keep a distance from customers.
APWU Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman said in his post that he continues to ask Postal Service, the equipment and cleaning supplies that the department needs to do their jobs safely.

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