A Samsung factory located in Gumi, South Korea, has closed for a minimum of two days after a case of the coronavirus surfaced on Friday; Samsung is the world’s number-one smartphone producer.
One of Samsung’s smaller factories that is located in Gumi, South Korea, confirmed a case of the coronavirus, leading them to shut down their entire facility for a minimum of two days. Samsung is the world’s number-one producer of smartphones. That being said, the factory in Gumi accounts for a very small portion of the company’s production.
In addition to closing the factory, Samsung announced that they’re taking other precautionary measures, stating, “The company has placed colleagues who came in contact with the infected employee in self-quarantine and taken steps to have them tested for possible infection.” Nationwide, South Korea is dealing with well over 400 confirmed cases of the virus.