Amazon worker at Lexington fulfillment center tests positive for coronavirus

An employee at an Amazon warehouse in Lexington tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the company has told workers.

An automated call sent Friday to employees at the LEX2 fulfillment center, 172 Trade Street, in Lexington said the infected worker was last at the warehouse on March 20 and that the company was “proactively” reaching out to workers who may have interacted with the person.

The Courier Journal obtained a recording of the automated call.

When first reached for comment Saturday, a spokesperson for Amazon denied that a case was reported at the Lexington facility.

“We have no confirmed cases at LEX2,” the spokesperson told The Courier Journal on Saturday. For more on this story, please go to Courier-Journal.com.