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Samsung suspends Vietnam factories hit by COVID: health ministry

Ho Chi Minh City to require workers sleep at plants or get bused in

A Samsung factory in Vietnam: The country's worst yet outbreak of COVID-19 is posing risks to its vital manufacturing sector.   © Reuters

HO CHI MINH CITY -- Vietnamese factories serving Samsung and a major Nike and Adidas supplier have suspended operations after detecting cases of coronavirus at their facilities, the country's health ministry said on Wednesday.

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