Cases confirmed, emergency shutdown at two container terminals in Houston
Two container terminals at the Port of Houston in the United States were shut down urgently because a container terminal worker was diagnosed with the new crown virus!
A statement from the Port of Houston Authority stated that an employee working at the container terminal tested positive for covid19 coronavirus and was confirmed infected. For safety reasons, after the worker was diagnosed, two container terminals working at the port of Houston were immediately closed. At present, all operations at the two container terminals (Bayport Terminal and Barbour CUT Terminal) have been suspended. It is temporarily impossible to confirm when they will return to normal! As a precautionary measure, the operation of all ships, yards and gates at both terminals has ceased during the full investigation of the Port of Houston.
Previously, affected by the epidemic, the Port of Los Angeles, the largest port in the west of the United States, began to implement the reloading operation of all terminals at the wrong time.
Amazon U.S. warehouse employee infected with new crown virus
Shenzhen Yilande Technology Development Co., Ltd. was informed that on March 19, an Amazon warehouse worker in New York was positive for the new crown virus test, which was the first confirmed case in Amazon's US cargo hold.
Amazon said the employee is currently receiving medical care and is in isolation. At the same time, Amazon also lets other employees who work here go home to isolate themselves and pay them as usual. The company has also temporarily closed the distribution station and cleaned it in depth. As to when the distribution station can be reopened, it is temporarily unknown.
It is understood that a few days ago, Amazon confirmed that at least 5 Amazon employees in the Amazon warehouses in Europe tested positive for the new crown virus, which also marked the first time that Amazon employees were infected with the new crown virus.