RTP postal worker tests positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – An employee at a Research Triangle Park post office tested positive for coronavirus, according to United States Postal Service spokesperson Philip Bogenberger.

“We have reached out to the local public health office and will follow the guidance they provide,” Bogenberger said in a statement. “We believe the risk is low for employees who work at the facility, but we have informed employees and will keep them apprised as new information and guidance becomes available.

“The safety and well-being of our employees is our highest priority. To ensure the health of our employees, we are continuing to follow recommended guidance and strategies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”

North Carolina reported nearly 2,100 coronavirus cases Friday. Nineteen people have died because of the virus.

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