Kia Motors halts work at factories near Seoul as workers contract virus

17 September 2020 - 08:59 By Reuters
Kia Motors has suspended production at all of its factories near Seoul from late on Wednesday.
Kia Motors has suspended production at all of its factories near Seoul from late on Wednesday.
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Kia Motors has suspended production at all of its factories near Seoul from late on Wednesday as eight of its workers have tested positive for the new coronavirus, a union official said.

The factory produces Kia's Carnival SUV and its Rio small car, among other models.

Kia Motors did not have an immediate comment when contacted by Reuters.


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