Operations at the Chinese smartphone maker Oppo’s factory in Greater Noida were suspended after the company tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, company officials said on Monday. The factory was reopened earlier this month after it was not operational due to a nationwide lockout. The company is now testing thousands of factory workers for COVID-19. The same factory is also used by OnePlus to assemble its phone.
“As an organization that puts 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, ” Opposition India said in a statement.
Six employees at the phone factory tested positive for COVID-19, where the lockdown resumed operations on May 8, 2020.
OPPO India said, “Only to allow employees to resume office after all security protocols will result in negative test results. We are taking stringent steps to keep employees safe and disinfect the premises,” OPPO India he said.
It is not clear how suspension of operations is Opposition The factory will affect sales of its equipment in India.
As mentioned, Oneplus Uses the same feature to assemble its phone and the company notes that monitoring the situation closely.
“The health and well-being of our employees, partners and contractors is our top priority,” a OnePlus spokesperson told Gadgets 360 in an email statement. “We are closely monitoring the current situation by implementing necessary measures as per the government’s instructions.”
OnePlus recently launched its OnePlus 8 series in India, which is likely to be made in the same plant. One of the OnePlus 8 series phones – Oneplus 8 – is Went for sale Today for the first time today via Amazon. The company said that future OnePlus 8 series sales will go ahead as planned.
Editor’s note: Updated with a statement from OnePlus.