A worker at Boeing’s Everett factory died due to Coronavirus

A worker at Boeing Co’s Everett factory outside Seattle who had the coronavirus has died, the Seattle Times reported on Sunday, citing co-workers, a union official and a Facebook post by the man’s brother.

Reuters reported last week that the U.S. planemaker has been considering a temporary work stoppage at the Everett factory, where it makes twin-aisle jetliners, due to the spread of the coronavirus, reports Reuters.

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According to the newspaper, the worker’s job was to oversee unfinished work that had traveled out from the factory to the flight line.

A Boeing spokesman said the company was aware of the social media posts and taking steps to confirm the information while respecting the privacy of the individual and the family.

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