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Kia Motors halts work at factories near Seoul as 8 workers contract virus - union official

17 Sep 2020 / 08:15 H.

    SEOUL, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Kia Motors has suspended production at all of its factories near Seoul from late on Wednesday as eight of its workers have tested positive for the new coronavirus, a union official said.

    The factory produces Kia's Carnival SUV and its Rio small car, among other models.

    Kia Motors did not have an immediate comment when contacted by Reuters. (Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin and Joyce Lee; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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