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Kontoor Brands employee tests positive for COVID-19 in Greensboro

The Kontoor Brands employee who tested positive works at the Greensboro World Headquarters.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Kontoor Brands worker has tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19. 

The employee who tested positive works at the Greensboro World Headquarters. The company said the employee has since been working remotely after the onset of COVID-19 symptoms. The company has notified employees who were in contact with the worker prior to the symptoms appearing and has asked them to self-quarantine. They’re also deep cleaning offices out of an abundance of caution. 

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Most employees at Kontoor have been working remotely since March 17, 2020. The company said it will closely monitor coronavirus developments and adjust their response.

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