Leading E-commerce platform Amazon has released a tool which allows workers in fulfilment centres and warehouses to track and report the number of coronavirus cases in their facilities. The system uses information reported by employees to provide an accurate number of how many members of staff have been diagnosed with coronavirus. An Amazon spokesperson has said “We’re doing all that we can to protect our employees and take the proper precautions as stated in WHO guidelines.”

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Along with rolling out face masks and introducing thermal cameras to detect the temperatures of employees, this system will help employees within Amazon facilities to feel safe and better protected from the coronavirus.