Toyota suspends work at Bidadi plant for a day after worker succumbs to Covid-19

The deceased employee had last attended work at the Toyota factory on June 23.The company has quarantined the employees suspected of having primary or secondary contact with the deceased until June 23.
By : PTI
| Updated on: 07 Jul 2020, 09:32 AM
Toyota has said as a precautionary measure, it has carried out the required process of disinfecting the workplace. (Bloomberg)
Toyota has said as a precautionary measure, it has carried out the required process of disinfecting the workplace. (Bloomberg)
Toyota has said as a precautionary measure, it has carried out the required process of disinfecting the workplace. (Bloomberg)
Toyota has said as a precautionary measure, it has carried out the required process of disinfecting the workplace.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Monday said it has suspended operations at its manufacturing plant in Bidadi for a day following the death of an employee due to Covid-19.

The company deeply regrets to inform the sad news of an untimely demise of one of its employees and expresses its sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased employee, TKM said in a statement.

The cause of death has been identified as Covid-19, it added.

The employee had last attended work at the factory on June 23 and hence as of now there has been no clear evidence of internal transmission within the company from this case or the previously reported eight Covid-19 positive cases at the plant, TKM said. 

Similar Cars

Find More Cars
Toyota Glanza (HT Auto photo)
Toyota Glanza
1197 cc | Petrol | Manual | 21.01 kmpl
₹7.18 - 9.45 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Toyota Hyryder (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
Toyota Hyryder
Electric
₹8 - 12 Lakhs* *Expected Price
Toyota Urban Cruiser (HT Auto photo)
Toyota Urban Cruiser
1462 cc | Petrol | Manual | 17.03 kmpl
₹8.5 - 11.4 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Toyota Yaris (HT Auto photo)
Toyota Yaris
1496 cc | Petrol | Manual | 17.1 kmpl
₹9.16 - 14.69 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Toyota Belta (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
Toyota Belta
1462 cc | Petrol | Manual
₹10 Lakhs *Expected Price
Toyota Innova Crysta (HT Auto photo)
Toyota Innova Crysta
2694 cc | Petrol | Manual
₹16.26 - 24.99 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price

In line with the government guidelines, the company has quarantined the employees suspected of having primary or secondary contact with the deceased until June 23, it added.

(Also read: Toyota sells 3,866 units in June, down from 10,603 units a year earlier)

The automaker as a precautionary measure has suspended its production for the day and has carried out the required process of disinfecting the workplace, TKM said.

The company will resume operations at the plant on July 7 post confirming the safety of the workplace and adhering to all the mandatory protocols, it added.

First Published Date: 07 Jul 2020, 09:32 AM IST
Recommended For You
View All
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers on

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city
Choose city
By clicking VIEW OFFERS you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy

Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city