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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 135170.015 Event: 04/26/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee was working at the food counter of a supermarket. His last day of wo rk was March 27, 2021. Up to the last day of his work shift, he appeared well an d healthy to his coworkers. Sometime between March 27 and March 30, 2021, he beg an exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19. The employee's direct supervisor stated that the employee had texted him, saying that he was not feeling well, as if he were getting a cold, and that most likely he would not be in to work on March 30, 20 21, his next scheduled work day. The employee drove himself to the hospital on h is next scheduled work day and notified the nursing service for his employer to inform the employer that he was at the hospital. As per company protocol, the n ursing service had the employee tested for COVID-19. He tested positive. At 8:00 a.m. on April 26, 2021 he died, due to the COVID-19 virus.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1527611.015 Fatality Food counter, fountain and related occupations

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