Telekomjätten, Samsung is announcing on Saturday that it has confirmed a case of infection with the new coronavirus in mobiltelefonfabrik in Gunsan, which is located three miles northwest of the city of Busan, in the middle of south Korea.
to shut down the whole plant until Tuesday morning, reports Reuters.
”the Company has put the colleagues who have come into contact with the infected employees quarantined at home and put in place measures in order to be able to test whether they are infected”, said Samsung in a statement.
at the same time, according to the south Korean authorities, the number of infections in the country has more than doubled since Friday to 433 cases.
south Korea is one of the countries where the novel coronavirus is currently spreading most quickly. Two of the people in this country have died of the disease.
the new cases, the majority can be traced to a 61-year-old woman, who had attended services at a church in Busan. The woman is believed to have contributed to a minimum of 128 members of the ward have now tested positive for the virus.
for more information, see the Christian sect in south Korea, the new hot spot for the virus spreading.
the infected that have been reported in the world, is on Saturday, 77.891, in accordance with the current statement that is being made by the Johns Hopkins university in the united states. Of these, 76.291-registered in the Prc.
so Far, 2.362 infected have died, which 2.345, in the southwest of China.<