Coronavirus has initiated quite of manufacturing units in China to stop making. Now, the coronavirus is disturbing the production in other countries too. Samsung has momentarily shut down its Samsung South Korea factory in Gumi.
Now, the coronavirus is disturbing the production in other countries too. Samsung has momentarily shut down its Samsung South Korea factory in Gumi.
According to Reuters in their report, the corporation found a definite case of Coronavirus in the Samsung South Korea factory last week. Due to the fast-spreading environment of the virus, Samsung decided to close their factory till 24th Feb 2020; the floor where the coronavirus-affected employee worked, will be closed till 25th Feb 2020.
Samsung management told that they’re testing individuals who came in interaction with the infected worker for likely infection:
Samsung has positioned coworkers who came in interaction with the infected member in self-quarantine and taken footsteps to have these people tested for likely contagion.
Samsung produces high-end smartphones, such as the Galaxy Z Flip, in their South Korean factory for the local marketplace. With the present shut down being provisional, it’s unlikely that manufacturing will receive a major hit.
Though, with the increasing count of Covid-19 cases in South Korea, the firms might need to get ready for further likely shutdowns.
Over the past number of years, Samsung has relocated the bulk of its smartphone manufacturing to Vietnam and India. Back in 2019, Samsung initiated the world’s largest smartphone factory in Noida, India. There are no rumors of these entities being affected till now.