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TSMC says no further COVID cases found but testing to continue

Taiwan chipmaker reported 3 cases at Hsinchu facilities on Monday

A Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. customized face mask: The chipmaker is working hard to keep its massive factories free of COVID-19.    © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has found no further cases of COVID-19 among its employees after three workers tested positive on Monday, helping ease concerns over a possible cluster at the world's biggest chipmaker.

Hsinchu Mayor Lin Chih-chien said the chipmaker has conducted PCR tests on 286 of its employees at two chip facilities and a dormitory in the city. All of the results received as of Tuesday noon were negative.

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