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Coronavirus Outbreak: Hyundai's South Korean Factory Tested Positive

by on Mar 2, 2020 in
Coronavirus Outbreak: Hyundai's South Korean Factory Tested Positive
Coronavirus outbreak is changing how the international companies survive and make profits, as recently Apple closed its stores, and now Hyundai Motors halts work at a factory in South Korea.

According to a few news reports, after China, South Korea is the 2nd biggest victim of Coronavirus (COVID-19) with currently 256 new cases of Coronavirus infected humans and over 2000+ overall infected.

On Friday, one of the many workers in Hyundai Motors South Korea tested positive, the company shut down that factory and soon after the shutdown, the company faced a 5% down in the stock market.

In a news release, Hyundai Motors said:
"The company has also placed colleagues who came in close contact with the infected employee in self-quarantine and taken steps to have them tested for possible infection."
As the company is working on to clean out the factory and make it disinfected from Coronavirus particles, there's no official statement for when the production will take the fresh start again.

This factory was manufacturing Palisade, Tucson, Santa Fe, and Genesis GV80 vehicles from Hyundai company and in Ulsan, Hyundai is operating the world's biggest car complex with over 1.4 million employees.

Samsung Korea, Korean Air Lines Co Ltd and a number of other companies were also taken a step back for making their employees be safe from the outbreak of Coronavirus.

NyTimes, France24, USnews and many other big news publishers also covered this story.

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