HOUSTON, may 3 – RIA Novosti. Two new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified among employees of “AVTOVAZ”, announced Sunday the official trade Union of the plant.

“the plant increased the number of infected up to two people. They are employees of the service supply chain (logistics) and pressing production,” – said in the message posted in the trade Union group in social network “Vkontakte”.

According to the Union, currently the company together with the doctors and CPS conducts analysis of close-range contact sick employees for mandatory isolation.

“In this regard, tomorrow the number of vazovtsev quarantined again will increase”, – reported in the Union, adding that currently, is the isolation of 11 employees of “AVTOVAZ”, including one in Moscow.

In March, it was reported that the coronavirus was confirmed in two employees of “AVTOVAZ”: employee production chassis and an employee of one of its subsidiaries. Currently, both the employee recovered.

“AVTOVAZ” 13 APR resumed work after a two week stay associated with non-working days according to the decree of the President of the Russian Federation. From 29 April to 17 may, the company suspended production, including because of the holidays and corporate holidays. As of June 29, “AVTOVAZ” will go on a four-day working week due to the projected decline of the car market in Russia.

the Group “AVTOVAZ” is part of the Alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and produces a full cycle of cars under four brands – Lada, Renault, Nissan, Datsun. Industrial platforms of group are located in Togliatti “AVTOVAZ” in Izhevsk – “Lada Izhevsk”.

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