Twitter scared of Coronavirus, shut down all offices, instructs employees to work from home
New York: Twitter, the social networking and microblogging website, announced the closure of its offices worldwide in the wake of the Coronavirus, directing employees to work from home.
According to a Twitter declaration, the administration is immediately shutting down offices around the world to keep its employees safe from the virus.
According to the declaration, all employees of Hong Kong, Japan, and South Korea were already instructed to work at their homes while employees of the remaining countries are instructed to not come to the office tomorrow.
Twitter explained that work from home employees will be paid full salaries or that those who work hourly They will be paid the same way they are paid at the office.
The company's statement says That the administration will pay for the expenses that employees will face while working from home in addition, the company will also pay full payment for the expenses of parent care for the employees.
According to the report, there are four thousand nine hundred Twitter offices around the world that are being closed immediately.
It should be remembered that earlier in the view of the threat, of coronavirus other technology companies including Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google have closed their offices in different countries and have directed employees to work from home.
The Corona test came out positive of some employees of Twitter, Facebook, and Amazon, after which they are shifted to the hospital while Some of the employees were also kept in Quarantine.
It is to be remembered that the dangerous Coronavirus that spread from Wuhan city of China last December has spread to 123 countries of the world so far, As a result, the number of affected people reached 1, 26, 420, Of those affected, 60, thousand 314 were also recovered while 4 thousand 636 patients have died.