S.Korea's Hynix says 800 workers to stay home after trainee had contact with virus patient

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South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix said on Thursday that 800 of its workers had quarantined themselves as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but its production in the city of Icheon has not been affected. The move came after one trainee had close contact with a virus patient in the southeastern city of Daegu, the epicentre of an outbreak in South Korea. SK Hynix, the world’s No.2 memroy chipamker which counts Apple Inc and Huawei as customers, said that another trainee also had symptoms of pneumonia and was being tested at a nearby hospital.

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