Regarding the Recent Novel Coronavirus Infection at ESPEC
Feb. 9, 2021
On Monday, February 8, one person at the ESPEC Head Office (Kita Ward, Osaka City) was confirmed as having become infected with the novel coronavirus.
After having suffered continuous fatigue since Saturday, January 30, the employee underwent a PCR test on Saturday, February 6, which came back positive on Sunday, February 7. They will be remaining at home for the foreseeable future.
The Public Health Center has confirmed that no one within the company 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.
Furthermore, we are now working on reinforced measures against potential droplet infections and contact infections at each business site.
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.