Kia Motors stated on Wednesday two of its 8 domestic crops returned to standard functions pursuing times of suspension because of to coronavirus cases.

The Hyundai Motor affiliate, the country’s 2nd most significant carmaker, halted functions at two crops in Gwangmyeong, just south of Seoul, from Wednesday via Monday, with all of the six,000 personnel at the crops keeping at house, the formal Yonhap news agency stated.

The No. 1 plant resumed functions Tuesday and the No. 2 plant started off output Wednesday, as no much more bacterial infections were noted at the crops, a company spokesman informed Yonhap.

Eleven assembly line personnel were verified to have been infected with the virus. The range of relevant cases reached eighteen, as their family users and acquaintances also contracted the disease, the company stated.

The company did not give the value of output losses because of to the suspension. The two crops in Gwangmyeong have a combined capacity of 320,000 units a calendar year.

Kia creates the K9 flagship sedan, the Stinger athletics motor vehicle and the Carnival minivan at the No. 1 plant in Gwangmyeong and the Satisfaction subcompact and the Stonic subcompact sport utility vehicle at the No. 2 plant.

Kia has 8 crops in Korea – two in Gwangmyeong, a few in Hwaseong and a few in Gwangju – and 7 overseas – a few in China and 1 each and every in the United States, Slovakia, Mexico and India. Their over-all capacity is 3.84m units.