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COVID-19 infecting hundreds of workers leads to cargo ship traffic jam

LOS ANGELES (NewsNation Now) – COVID-19 infections among dockworkers at ports in Southern California have lead to a massive slow down. It is another ripple effect of the pandemic and you can imagine the ripple effect on the retail economy, and the traffic jam is not expected to ease up anytime soon. But port officials say the situation is in check. Dozens of cargo ships are linked up, anchored and waiting to be offloaded outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The backup Thursday morning was at 50. “It’s not random, it’s not chaos, it’s not out of…