Operations have been suspended on the Chinese smartphone maker Oppo’s manufacturing facility in Greater Noida after six of the corporate workers examined constructive for novel coronavirus, firm officers stated on Monday. The manufacturing facility was reopened earlier this month following weeks of being non-operational because of the nationwide lockdown. The firm is now getting hundreds of manufacturing facility staff examined for COVID-19. The similar manufacturing facility can be utilized by OnePlus to assemble its telephones.
“As an organisation that places the safety of all our employees and citizens at the forefront, we have suspended all operations at our manufacturing facility in Greater Noida and initiated COVID-19 testing for 3000+ employees, for which results are awaited,” Oppo India stated in an announcement.
Six workers on the manufacturing facility of the phone-maker examined constructive for COVID-19, the place operations had resumed on May 8, 2020, owing to the lockdown.
“Will only allow employees with negative test results to resume office following all safety protocols. We are undertaking stringent measures to keep the employees safe and disinfecting the premises,” Oppo India added.
It is unclear how the suspension of operations on the Oppo manufacturing facility will influence the gross sales of its units in India.
As talked about, OnePlus additionally makes use of the identical facility for assembling its telephones and the corporate has famous that intently monitoring the scenario.
“The health and wellbeing of our employees, partners and contractors remains our top priority,” a OnePlus spokesperson advised ReviewTechAuto in an emailed assertion. “We are closely monitoring the current situation while ensuring necessary measures are being implemented in accordance with the Government’s instructions.”
OnePlus had lately launched its OnePlus Eight sequence in India that’s probably being made on the similar plant. One of the OnePlus Eight sequence telephones – OnePlus 8 – is went on sale for the primary time earlier immediately by way of Amazon. The firm stated the long run OnePlus Eight sequence gross sales would go forward as deliberate as nicely.
Editor’s Note: Updated with an announcement from OnePlus.