As cases of the Omicron version of the coronavirus increased, FedEx paused its domestic express freight services on Tuesday due to a staffing shortage.

Domestic FedEx express freight, including FedEx two-day freight and FedEx three-day freight, will be suspended, according to the delivery company.

FedEx stated that international economy freight pick-up services, which had been halted earlier, had resumed on Monday.FedEx Express enters consultations on workforce reductions as it nears the completion of TNT network integration

Last month, the business warned that an increase in cases of the Omicron variety had resulted in a staff shortage and delays in aircraft shipments.

Last month, several US airlines had to cancel flights due to severe winter storms across the country and crew shortages.

According to a major Newswire calculation, coronavirus deaths in the United States increased by at least 2,266 on Monday to a total of 890,049, up from 887,783 the day before.