Over the weekend, ESPN informed employees that two employees, the first known in the company, had tested positive for COVID-19. The two employees were based in ESPN’s Manhattan office, and had been out of the office since March 12th.
Awful Announcing has learned that starting late yesterday, ESPN has begun informing employees about a third positive test, this time of a Bristol-based employee. We’re told the employee was last in the office on March 13th, and that the employee in question is currently recovering at home.
ESPN has over 4,000 employees in Bristol, but has scaled back the number of employees working on campus to under 10% of that total. As of Sunday night, Connecticut had 327 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with eight deaths.
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