Last week, we learned of three (3) associates from our DIAM Southfield campus who tested positive for COVID-19.
We have cleaned and sanitized all areas where these associates worked according to CDC guidelines. All associates who were identified as in close contact with these individuals were notified and are following company policy prior to returning to work. We ask that you respect confidentiality, even if you believe you know who these associates are. Please join us in wishing for their quick recovery.
As of December 11, we have had 131 new positive COVID-19 diagnoses at DENSO affiliates in North America. That brings our total to 1,569 positive diagnoses across the region.
Last week, one local health department investigation determined a likely workplace exposure at DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee. We have conducted a full investigation, strengthened our social distancing and face covering guidelines, and reinforced with all associates the importance of closely following all safety measures.
In addition, we are deeply saddened to report that we have lost an associate to complications of COVID-19. This can be a deadly virus, and we all need to maintain a focus on safety, at work and outside work.
|Country||This Week’s Cases||Total Positive Diagnosis||Number of Deaths||Exposed in Community||Exposed at DENSO||Unable to Determine||Under Investigation|
Exposed in Community – transmission attributed to community or home
Exposed at DENSO – transmission attributed to DENSO site contact
Unable to Determine – cannot confidently determine the source of exposure after thorough investigation (may have been exposed outside or inside of work)
Under Investigation – investigation is on-going both internally as well as with county health departments
Travel may increase your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Postponing travel and staying home is the best way #celebratesafely. If you are considering traveling for the holidays, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has some important questions to ask yourself beforehand. These questions can help you decide what is best for you and your family.
If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” you should consider making other plans, such as hosting a virtual gathering or delaying your travel. If you do travel, the CDC recommends you:
More in-depth guidance is available at cdc.gov/coronavirus. Watch for more ideas and tips to #celebratesafely on DENSO TV and DENSO Mobile.