Regarding the Recent Novel Coronavirus Infection at ESPEC
Sep. 23, 2020
It has been confirmed that, as of Sunday, September 20, one member of the staff of our Kanagawa Office (in Kawasaki City) was infected with the novel coronavirus. After a fever broke out early in the morning of Friday, September 18, the employee underwent a PCR test the following day, Saturday, September 19, which came back positive on the evening of Sunday, September 20. The employee is currently quarantined in a hotel designated by the Kanagawa Prefectural Government.
The Public Health Center has confirmed that no one has come into close contact with the infected individual.
ESPEC has, following the instructions of the Public Health Center, thoroughly disinfected the business office in question. We will also, in cooperation with the Public Health Center with jurisdiction over the office, take appropriate measures to ensure safety, including conducting temperature checks and health observations of all staff at the sales office and their families.
We apologize for any concern that may have been caused to local residents and to everyone else involved.
ESPEC will also continue to take appropriate infection control measures based on the policies of the federal and local governments.
Corporate Communication Department ESPEC CORP.