Operations have been suspended on the Chinese language smartphone maker Oppo’s manufacturing facility in Larger Noida after six of the corporate workers examined optimistic for novel coronavirus, firm officers mentioned on Monday. The manufacturing facility was reopened earlier this month following weeks of being non-operational as a result of nationwide lockdown. The corporate is now getting 1000’s of manufacturing facility employees examined for COVID-19. The identical manufacturing facility can be utilized by OnePlus to assemble its telephones.
“As an organisation that locations the security of all our workers and residents on the forefront, now we have suspended all operations at our manufacturing facility in Larger Noida and initiated COVID-19 testing for 3000+ workers, for which ends are awaited,” Oppo India mentioned in a press release.
Six workers on the manufacturing facility of the phone-maker examined optimistic for COVID-19, the place operations had resumed on Might 8, 2020, owing to the lockdown.
“Will solely enable workers with detrimental take a look at outcomes to renew workplace following all security protocols. We’re enterprise stringent measures to maintain the staff secure and disinfecting the premises,” Oppo India added.
It’s unclear how the suspension of operations on the Oppo manufacturing facility will influence the gross sales of its gadgets in India.
As talked about, OnePlus additionally makes use of the identical facility for assembling its telephones and the corporate has famous that carefully monitoring the scenario.
“The well being and wellbeing of our workers, companions and contractors stays our high precedence,” a OnePlus spokesperson informed Devices 360 in an emailed assertion. “We’re carefully monitoring the present scenario whereas guaranteeing obligatory measures are being applied in accordance with the Authorities’s directions.”
OnePlus had not too long ago launched its OnePlus Eight sequence in India that’s probably being made on the similar plant. One of many OnePlus Eight sequence telephones – OnePlus 8 – is went on sale for the primary time earlier as we speak through Amazon. The corporate mentioned the long run OnePlus Eight sequence gross sales would go forward as deliberate as effectively.
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