Yesterday, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. issued an announcement stating that an employee of its partner companies working at Murata Headquarters had tested positive for COVID-19.

Murata said that the employee had showed symptoms since the October 3rd, so the employee visited a medical institution for test and tested positive on October 6th. It has been confirmed that there were no close contacts within the company.

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

According to Murata, the Covid-19 case did not affect the operations of its headquarters.