Delta Air Lines says an estimated 500 employees have contracted coronavirus during the pandemic — and the virus has killed at least 10, according to a report.
CEO Ed Bastian said at a sharehlders’ meeting earlier this month the “vast majority” of the employees have recovered from the dangerous illness, Newsweek reported Wednesday.
“We have had approximately 500 employees that have tested positive for COVID-19,” Bastian said during meeting June 18. “The vast majority have recovered, thankfully. Unfortunately, we have lost 10 employees to the disease.”
The company noted that the hundreds of sick employees were a fraction of the 90,000 employed by the airline, the outlet reported.
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