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Covid-19: Three workers test positive at Hyundai's Irungattukottai facility

The workers' union, Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), has raised concerns on the safety of the workers at HMIL after some of the employees tested positive

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Hyundai, meanwhile, said that the well-being of ifs employees was of utmost priority to the company.

Gireesh Babu Chennai
Passenger car manufacturer Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) said on Sunday that three of its employees tested positive for Covid-19 after it started operations with limited workforce on May 8, 2020.

HMIL, in an official statement, said that the company started operations in its manufacturing facility in Irungattukottai, near Chennai, on May 8, 2020 and in the first week of the plant operations, three of its employees showed mild symptoms of cough and cold and were immediately asked to meet ateam of medical experts for further evaluation.

"They subsequently tested positive for Covid-19 and immediate medical attention was provided to them. All

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First Published: May 24 2020 | 6:16 PM IST

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