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To be a pilot in the service of American Airlines, has tested positive for the new corona virus COVID-19, the airline revealed on Thursday. In the anonymous room, is located in the Dallas/Fort Worth airport, the airline’s hub.

In a statement shared with Fox News, a spokesman for the airline stressed the risk of transmission to passengers continued to be low at this point in time.

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“In the us: Chief Medical Officer, and the leaders of our pilots’ office to be in contact with us to Dallas/Fort Worth area]-based on the pilot, which tested positive for the COVID-19,” the spokesperson shared. “We are in close contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health officials, and coordinate all the necessary health and safety measures.”

To be a pilot in the service of American Airlines, has tested positive for the new corona virus COVID-19, the airline said on Thursday.
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The airline did not disclose when exactly the employee is tested positive for, or how recently she had flown.

At the national level, and the current corona virus outbreak continues to have the impact that working in the industry.

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– Three Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials, who are working at the Mineta San Jose International Airport in California also have tested positive for the COVID-19, the agency announced on Tuesday. The officers were said to have been in the receipt of health care, and all of the employees of the TSA who they were in contact with the officers in the last two weeks of quarantine at home, the TSA said.

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In the midst of the ongoing outbreak, the TSA is doubling down on with new measures to keep employees safe and secure.

Earlier this week, an agency spokesman confirmed to Fox News that the TSA staff members who work closely and communicate with the guests are more than welcome to wear surgical masks to assist in the fight against the virus and its spread. Security screeners are encouraged to regularly wash their hands, and in the practice of respiratory care.

On Friday morning, as the novel corona virus has infected at least 132,567 people in 118 different countries and territories, which claim the lives of 4,947.

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In the US, at least 47 states, plus the District of Columbia have all reported confirmed cases of the COVID-19, and for more than 1,600 illnesses and 41 deaths.

Fox News’ Alexandria Hein contributed to this report.

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