Samsung Austin Semiconductor employee tests positive for COVID-19


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A Samsung Austin Semiconductor employee has tested positive for COVID-19, a spokeswoman confirmed to KXAN Tuesday.

KXAN reached out to Samsung after a tipster inquired about a positive test involving an employee.

Michele Glaze, a spokeswoman for the Samsung Austin Semiconductor, said in a prepared statement that the employee had been out of the office since March 13, but tested positive for COVID-19 March 28.

Precautionary deep cleaning and sanitation on site has been implemented per health authorities’ guidelines. We will continue to take all necessary measures to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees.

Michele Glaze, Samsung Austin Semiconductor spokeswoman

Glaze also noted that production lines were not affected and remain in operation.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Locked In Limbo

More Locked in Limbo

More Investigations

More Investigations

Latest Central Texas COVID-19 Cases

More Coronavirus Cases in Central Texas

Trending Stories

Don't Miss