Source: Business Insider – Singapore

  • Nike announced Sunday it would temporarily close its world headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon out of an “abundance of caution.”
  • There has just been one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Oregon – a worker at an elementary school in Lake Oswego.
  • The CDC confirmed Saturday the first US death from the coronavirus, in neighboring Washington state.

Nike announced Sunday it temporarily closed its corporate headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon in order to deep clean the campus following the first US death from COVID-19 the day prior.

“While we have no information indicating any exposure to Nike employees, out of an abundance of caution, we are conducting a deep cleaning of campus,” a Nike spokesperson told KGW, the Portland, Oregon, NBC-affiliated station. “All WHQ buildings and facilities, including fitness centers, will be closed over the weekend.”


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