An Avtovaz employee has been infected with Coronavirus

An Avtovaz employee has been infected with Coronavirus


RBK.- An Avtovaz employee has been infected with Coronavirus in Samara region in Russian Federation. The relevant statement has been made by TASS, quoting the press office of the factory. It has been stated that the employee has been infected by someone returning from Spain.

The entire staff of the company, who came into contact with the infected employee, are under isolation at the moment. No virus has been detected, as a result of the express tests conducted on the employees under quarantine.

In addition, the workplaces of the personnel, recreation and common areas, toilets, wardrobes and showers in the factory have been disinfected by specialists. The factory continues to operate normally.

A crisis headquarters was formed in Avtovaz previously, which monitors the situation worldwide and evaluates the risks associated with the outbreak of the virus. As highlighted by the company, currently there is no intention to revise the production plan due to the epidemic. As of today, there are only three known cases of Coronavirus in Samara region, one of them being an employee of the enterprise.

There is a total number of 93 Covid-19 virus cases in Russia at the moment. The majority of the cases are reported in Moscow. Severe measures have been taken in the capital due to the virus. The schools have been closed for three weeks and all gatherings over 50 people have been banned in the city.