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Japanese component maker Murata to close key plant over COVID-19 cluster -Nikkei

Aug 26 (Reuters) - Electronics component maker Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd will close a key plant in Japan until at least next week, following a cluster outbreak of COVID-19, the Nikkei newspaper said s.nikkei.com/3ykOm6S.

The Echizen plant in the central prefecture of Fukui, where 7,000 people work, will be shut until Aug. 31 after 98 infections were reported by Tuesday, it added. (Reporting by Anirudh Saligrama in Bengaluru; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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