About 2,000 U.S. postal workers nationwide are in quarantine over coronavirus concerns, union says

Around 2,000 United States Postal Service employees nationwide are in quarantine over concerns that they may have been exposed to coronavirus, and more than 60 have tested positive for the virus, including one in Trenton, according to the National Association of Letter Carriers and the postal service.

There are more than 630,000 Postal Service employees nationwide. Mail delivery is considered an essential service, so post offices remain open and letters and packages continue to be delivered even as other businesses shut down and residents stay at home.

But as the pandemic continues to spread, some postal workers say the don’t have enough of the cleaning supplies and sanitizers they need to work safely.

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