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3,000 United employees are COVID positive, airline trims flights
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According to a memo to staff from United CEO Scott Kirby reviewed by FOX Business, roughly 3,000 United employees are currently positive for COVID-19.
"In one day alone at Newark, nearly one-third of our workforce called out sick," Kirby noted. "To those who are out sick or isolating, we wish you a speedy recovery."