The employee of the National office for Aeronautics and space research (NASA) in California discovered coronavirus. In this regard, one of the research centers ordered most employees to work from home.
According to the Agency, an employee of the Ames research center have tested positive for the deadly infection.
“We believe that the impact of the center was limited, but for reassurance… Research center Ames temporarily go into a mandatory work remotely until further notice“, — stated in the message of NASA.
Employees will be allowed to visit the property only if their duties involve protection of life and property, as well as the important functions of the mission, according to news station KPIX.
It is unclear how the employee contracted the virus, and no details about their condition were not provided.
The object, which is one of 10 NASA field centers, is located on the airfield Moffet, about 37 miles South of San Francisco.
In California registered 89 cases of coronavirus. As a result, the infestation has killed 71-year-old male passenger cruise liner Grand Princess.