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Department of Defense contractor dies, tested positive for COVID-19

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WASHINGTON (WFLA) – The United States Department of Defense announced the death of a contractor who tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.

The DoD said the contractor was based in Crystal City and worked at the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.


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The worker died Saturday.

“The individual had tested positive for COVID-19 and had been under medical treatment at a local hospital,” the department said in a statement.

The spaces where the patient worked have been cleaned and the person’s co-workers have been teleworking, the department said.

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