Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.The subject of much scrutiny over conditions at its fulfillment centers, Amazon has suffered a mass of COVID-19 infections at a New Jersey-based warehouse, according to one media report.Business Insider reported more than 30 employees at a warehouse in Carteret, N.J., slightly more than 30 miles outside New York City, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, citing an interview with an employee. A source familiar with the situation said the cases are not related or linked to one another.A worker, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the news outlet they received a text message stating there had been “additional confirmed cases of COVID-19.” File photo. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking)AMAZON WORKERS CALL FOR ‘VIRTUAL WALKOUT’ IN RESPONSE TO FIRINGS, WORK CONDITIONS DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC”Every other day it’s the same text message,” the employee said. “Our building during one day shift has over 500 people in the building at once. There’s no way to properly distance yourself when running at that capacity. And every day they’re hiring more and more people.”I used to feel safe here, but not anymore,” the person added. “They just care about putting out packages.”Amazon spokesperson Rachael


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