MADRID — Ford reported on Sunday it would shut its Spanish plant in the japanese region of Valencia for one particular week starting on Monday just after 3 personnel tested optimistic for coronavirus.

“We have experienced 3 optimistic instances of COVID-19 in the Ford Valencia plant in the earlier 24 several hours,” the enterprise reported, adding it was pursuing protocol by isolating all personnel that experienced call with the contaminated employees.

The plant, one particular of Ford’s largest outdoors the United States, employs more than seven,000 employees and generates more than four hundred,000 motor vehicles a year which include the Mondeo and Galaxy styles.