Published On: Thu, Aug 27th, 2020

Samsung will reportedly exam remote work module as South Korea copes with new COVID-19 cases

Samsung Electronics will reportedly start trialing a work-from-home module for some employees subsequent month as South Korea as a nation deals with a largest boost in COVID-19 cases given March. According to Reuters, a association central pronounced a commander module will be open to some employees during Samsung’s mobile phone and consumer wiring divisions, and might be implemented some-more broadly after an assessment.

After stabilizing in April, reliable COVID-19 cases in South Korea have begun climbing again over a past few weeks. According to information from John Hopkins University of Medicine, as of Aug 27, there had been 4,503 cases new cases and 13 deaths available over a past month, bringing a sum series of reliable cases in a nation to 18,706 and deaths to 313.

The nation had formerly been means to mostly enclose a widespread of a illness by widespread testing, hit tracing, and transformation limitation orders.

But a new outbreak, that South Korean boss Moon Jae-in described as “the biggest predicament given coronavirus came into a country,” means a nation will return a emergency-response complement for COVID-19, that might meant stricter social-distancing orders that extent all gatherings to 10 people.

In June, one of Samsung Electronics South Korean investigate centers was sealed and 1,200 employees were systematic to work from home after an employee’s child tested certain for COVID-19. In April, a association pronounced it had determined informal response teams for a workforce around a universe and “strongly suggested employees to work from home where possible.”

TechCrunch has contacted Samsung Electronics for comment.

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