“At Samsung, employee health and safety is our top priority. In order to protect our employees and their families from Covid-19 and in accordance with government guidelines, we have decided to currently suspend our manufacturing operations and have asked employees in our sales, marketing and R&D offices across India to work from home, ”said Partha Ghosh, manager of corporate communications at Samsung India.
Samsung has been implementing homework for other employees across India since last week. Samsung India employs 70,000 people.
Meanwhile, the company closed all Samsung stories in the United States and Canada in an effort to control the spread of coronavirus disease. Only Samsung repair centers will be open in Canada. That said, these locations will also only receive devices that require repair. Returns of repaired devices will be made by mail.
India registered 433 positive coronavirus cases as of March 23. The total number of active cases of COVID-19 stands at 402 so far, while 24 others have been cured / released / migrated and seven have died. The figure of 433 includes 40 foreign nationals, according to ministry data.
Gujarat, Bihar and Maharashtra each reported a death on Sunday, while four deaths had previously been reported in Karnataka, Delhi, Maharashtra and Punjab, according to a report by the PTI news agency.
With four new cases, the number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra rises to 74, including three foreigners. In Kerala, 67 cases have been reported, including seven foreign nationals, according to data provided by the Ministry of Health.