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Samsung, LG Innotek close factories after confirmed coronavirus case

Samsung, LG Innotek close factories after confirmed coronavirus case

Mubasher: Samsung Electronics and LG Innotek have shut down their factories in South Korea after discovering a coronavirus case among their workers, Reuters reports.

Samsung will close its mobile factory in South Korea’s Gumi, close to Daegu where most of the South Korean virus cases were found, until Sunday evening for disinfection, while the floor where the infected employee worked will not reopen until Tuesday, 3 March.

Samsung noted that the worker tested positive on Saturday, confirming that it will implement all the necessary measures to prevent the spread of the virus.

Meanwhile, LG Innotek, Apple's supplier for camera modules, has decided to close its factory on Sunday and Monday as one of its workers tested positive for the virus.