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Hundreds of PepsiCo workers, close contacts, and neighbours of the workers have been isolated in China.

All the PepsiCo company workers in Beijing and their close contacts are in isolation after the new wave of coronavirus outbreak.

All the PepsiCo company workers in Beijing and their close contacts are in isolation after the new wave of coronavirus outbreak.PepsiCo's potato chips plant in southern Beijing reported that eight of its employees had been tested positive for coronavirus. Two of the cases from the factory had been to the Xinfadi wholesale food market, where the recent outbreak emerged.

Fan Zhimin, an official from PepsiCo, said the factory initiated an emergency response and took measures, including suspending the production and operation. Four hundred eighty workers at the plant and their close contacts are in quarantine since June 15, and all the employees tested negative to the nucleic acid test. Further, the entire office building had been disinfected, and all its stocks sealed off.

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