Washington Post: About 4,000 federal employees say they contracted the coronavirus at work — and 60 have died

Washington Post: About 4,000 federal employees say they contracted the coronavirus at work — and 60 have died. “About 4,000 federal employees are seeking disability compensation on grounds that they contracted the novel coronavirus at work, while survivors of 60 deceased employees are seeking death benefits for the same reason. The total number of claims is expected to increase to 6,000 within weeks, according to a report that amounts to one of the first accountings of the pandemic’s impact on the health of the federal workforce.”