"The employee has tested negative for #COVID19 Coworkers that person was in contact with on site show no symptoms. Enhanced cleaning will continue," stated the release sent Wednesday.
Here is the full statement:
An employee of Bayer in St. Louis is being tested for the coronavirus and the Creve Coeur campus is being closed "until further notice."
The U.S. headquarters for the international pharmaceutical company released a statement on Monday regarding the possible exposure of a Bayer employee to the coronavirus.
The spokeswoman says the campus is closing and "additional cleaning measures in common areas, and, as a proactive measure out of an abundance of caution."
If confirmed, it would be the region's second case.
Here is the full statement from Bayer: