Facebook Employee Infected With Coronavirus, Offices Closed

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Facebook employee has been infected with the deadly Coronavirus. The main offices located in London, United Kingdom and Singapore closed.

Facebook on Friday announced that they are shutting their London and Singapore office for “Deep Cleaning” after an employee from Asian city was diagnosed with the coronavirus.

An employee working at the Facebook’s Singapore office located at Marina One was diagnosed with Coronavirus.

We have ordered to close our offices for deep cleaning and have advised people who are working for the coronavirus affected areas to work from home until 13th March 2020.


Facebook employee, who was diagnosed with Coronavirus had also visited Facebook’s London office between 24 February and 26 February 2020.

Facebook further elaborated in the statement that they are also contacting the other employees who had came in contact with the infected person.

Facebook has also closed all of their Chinese offices until further notice, while employees in South Korea and Italy are advised to work from home.

The deadly coronavirus has infected more than 100,000 people all around the world, as 3,400 have been reported dead due to this disease.

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