Nissan to temporarily shut several facilities, headquarters in Japan over COVID-19

Nissan to temporarily shut several facilities, headquarters in Japan over COVID-19
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  • calendar-gray 21 April 2020

Japanese car manufacturer Nissan Motor Corporation will temporarily suspend the work of a number of its facilities and the headquarters as part of measures against the spread of COVID-19, the company said on Tuesday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"Nissan will implement a temporary shutdown at some of its facilities in Japan from April 27 through May 1 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The measure will affect about 15,000 employees in total, at Nissan’s Global Headquarters in Yokohama and at certain non-production facilities in the Atsugi, Oppama and Tochigi areas," Sputnik news agency reported, quoting the company’s press release.

According to the press service, a minimum level of business-essential operations will continue at the affected facilities, with a minimum number of employees, while closely managing their safety and health.

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