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Samsung confirms Coronavirus case at South Korea phone factory

Samsung has assured that its chip and display factories in other parts of South Korea would not be affected.

Samsung confirms Coronavirus case at South Korea phone factory

Samsung has confirmed a coronavirus case at its mobile device factory complex in the southeastern city of Gumi causing a shutdown of its entire facility until Monday.

In a news release, Samsung added, "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,"

Samsung’s factory in Gumi accounts for a small portion of its total smartphone production, and it makes high-end phone for the South Korean market while the majority of its smartphones globally are made in Vietnam and India.

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