Minister of Industry Agus Gumiwang revealed that 238 employees of the LG factory were known to have been exposed to the Corona (COVID-19).
Initially there were several LG employees confirmed Corona.
“Initially, there were 1 or 2 employees,” Agus told reporters, Tuesday (25/8/2020).
After that, the Bekasi Regency Government carried out tracing of all LG factory employees. As a result, hundreds of employees tested positive for Corona.
“Then conducted a test and trace by the Task Force, the results are 238 employees positive for COVID,” added Agus.
Agus emphasized that LG has stopped factory operations for the next 14 days.
This is to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus in industrial areas.
Meanwhile, the spokesman for the Bekasi Regency COVID-19 Task Force, Alamsyah, said something similar.
He said that one of the LG factory employees who tested positive for Corona had died.
It is said that the employee who died was one of the staff whose movements were mobile at the factory.
Until now, the Bekasi Regency Government is still tracing the spread of the virus in industrial areas.