Media: Nissan Postpones Resumption of Work in Its Factories in China
Previously, Nissan Motor planned to resume work at its enterprises in China after a break on the occasion of the New Year on the lunar calendar on February 4. Similar delays due to the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus have already been announced by other automakers in China, including the Japanese Honda Motor and Mazda Motor.
Chinese authorities at the end of December 2019 recorded an outbreak of pneumonia caused by the 2019-nCoV coronavirus in the large city of Wuhan. In addition to China, the disease was detected in another 23 countries, including Russia. The World Health Organization has recognized the outbreak as an international emergency.
The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in China exceeded 20.4 thousand people, 426 died. Another death recorded outside of China - in the Philippines.