Top Glove Making Factories are Shutting Down Due to Virus Outbreak - News

25/November/2020
More than 2,000 workers at factories run by the world's largest maker of rubber gloves have been infected by the coronavirus. Malaysia's Top Glove Corp. says that will mean a two-to-four-week delay in deliveries.

The company, Top Glove said it has temporarily stopped production at 16 factories in Klang, a town outside Kuala Lumpur, since Nov. 17 to screen workers, with its remaining 12 facilities in the area operating at much reduced capacities.

The government on Monday ordered 28 Top Glove factories in Klang to shut down in stages to allow workers to undergo screening and mandatory quarantine after 2,453 factory workers tested positive for COVID-19... apnews.com