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Alaska Airlines agent at San Francisco International Airport tests positive for Coronavirus

Posted at 7:25 PM, Mar 14, 2020

An Alaska Airlines customer service agent who worked at San Francisco International Airport tested positive for coronavirus after leaving work on Tuesday, the airline announced.

According to a spokesperson from the airline, the employee is in quarantine and recovering. It is not believed that the employee had prolonged exposure to any customers. Other employees who had exposure to the person are self-isolating, the spokesperson said.

This comes after three TSA officers who work at Mineta San Jose International Airport have tested positive for novel coronavirus earlier in the week, according to NBC Bay Area.

San Mateo health officials have reported an increase in coronaviurs cases, bringing the total to 32. All gatherings of over 50 people are now banned.

This story is from NBC Bay Area.