COVID-19 Cases
Newserector
2020-05-27

Nokia suspended operations at a telecoms gear manufacturing plant in India

Image:-nokia

Nokia suspended operations at a telecommunications gear manufacturing plant in southern India last week, the company said on Tuesday, after some employees tested COVID-19 positive.

Nokia did not reveal how many positively tested workers at the Sriperumbudur plant in Tamil Nadu but a source familiar with the matter said they were at least 42.

The company said that it had already implemented measures such as social distancing and canteen facilities changes.

Over the past couple of weeks, the factory had started operations in a restricted manner, Nokia said in a statement, after India eased the world's largest lockdown to kick-start its shutdown-pummeling economy.

"We hope to resume operations at a limited level with strength of the skeletal personnel soon," Nokia added.

Last week, Chinese smartphone maker OPPO suspended operations at a recently reopened New Delhi outskirts plant after at least nine workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

The Nokia and OPPO outbreaks underscore the challenges of easing the nationwide two-month lockdown.

India recorded a total of 145,380 coronavirus infections on Tuesday, and a death toll of 4,167, which is comparatively low for the second-most populous country in the world.

Article Edited by | John Heine |

Jhon is an incredibly talented freelance writer. He has been working of about 18 months as a reporter for some internet based print-based newspapers. He brings together significant news reports from the Technology and entertainment areas. we hope you're doing well if you see any inappropriate phrases please let us know on our contact page at the bottom. thank you!    .

126

Posts

3.1

Rating

9

Points