Nissan has announced several closures of its plants in Africa, Middle East and India as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.
Nissan joins the list of growing plant closures relating to the Coronavirus outbreak across the world and as a result will be suspending production at its Renault-Nissan Alliance plant in Chennai, India, Giza, Egypt and Rosslyn in Pretoria, South Africa.
Operations at Nissan’s Rosslyn plant will cease until further notice from March 26 2020.
Nissan is also implementing a work-from-home strategy where possible in an effort to safeguard employees.
South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, announced a full 21-day lockdown commencing midnight 26 March 2020 until 16 April 2020 in an effort to curb the spread of Covid-19.