One report of COVID-19 at our facility in Yasu, Japan (First case)

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18/9/2020

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
President: Norio Nakajima  

On September 18, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, "Murata") confirmed that an employee of our companies working at Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. Yasu Plant (hereinafter, "the site"), had tested positive for COVID-19.


1. Status of the employee

 

The employee had showed symptoms since September 10. The employee visited a medical institution for PCR test and tested positive on September 17. It has been confirmed that the employee always wore a mask and had no close contacts within the company.



2. Current status of the site

To prevent infection with and minimize the spread of COVID-19, we sterilized the area and facilities where the employee worked.

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