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Delta will test all employees for coronavirus with at-home, onsite tests
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We want consumers to feel as confident in their flight safety as they do in their personal safety, Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines, tells Liz Claman during an exclusive interview on ‘The Claman Countdown.’
Delta Air Lines plans to test its entire workforce for the coronavirus, the company announced Thursday.
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According to the announcement, all 75,000 Delta workers are expected to have been tested by the end of the month.
The extensive testing program “will help give even asymptomatic individuals time to recover at home and reduce exposure to others,” the announcement said.
So far, the company has tested about half of its active employees.
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Delta has also partnered with the Mayo Clinic to create a plan for re-testing. The nonprofit has also agreed to “review and assess Delta’s health and safety practices,” the announcement said.
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