On April 25, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, "Murata") confirmed that an employee at our group company, Toyama Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, "the site"), working in the plant has tested positive for COVID-19.
1. Status of the employee
As a close contact of an infected person in Toyama Prefecture reported on April 24 (announced by Toyama Prefecture on the same day), the employee tested positive on a PCR test on April 25.
2. Current status of the site
In consideration of the health and safety of all the employees, we will suspend operations from April 25 to 26 at the site. We will proceed to promptly disinfect the building where the employee worked and any related facilities the employee may have used. No employees were determined to have been in close contacts.
We sincerely apologize for any anxiety or concern that this may cause people in the immediate and surrounding regions.
In accordance with government policies and guidelines, Murata is committed to doing our best to prevent infection with and minimize the spread of COVID-19, giving top priority to the well-being and safety of local residents, customers, suppliers, and all our employees.
Murata in Brief
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. For more information, visit Murata's website at www.murata.com