S. Korean businesses fear another shutdown as coronavirus resurges

SEOUL — As daily confirmed coronavirus cases in South Korea exceeded 300 for the second consecutive day, large companies feared another bout of shutdowns similar to that during the first wave of the pandemic early this year.
Over the past few days, Samsung, LG, SK and Hyundai Motor closed some of their office buildings after their employees were infected.
On Wednesday, Samsung Electronics said one employee working at its mobile research center in Suwon was confirmed to have coronavirus. The firm closed down the entire building, disinfected it and told employees to work from home until Friday.
Samsung Town — which is comprised of Samsung Electronics, Samsung C&T and Samsung Li…

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