Toshiba to temporarily close factories, offices in Japan

Toshiba to temporarily close factories, offices in Japan

Toshiba Corp on Wednesday said it will temporarily close factories and offices in Japan from May 6 to May 15, allowing as many as 76,000 to stay at home as the coronavirus spreads, Kyodo newswire reported.

The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen behind cherry blossoms at the company's headquarters in Tokyo
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen behind cherry blossoms at the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

TOKYO: Toshiba Corp on Wednesday said it will temporarily close factories and offices in Japan from May 6 to May 15, allowing as many as 76,000 to stay at home as the coronavirus spreads, Kyodo newswire reported.

(Reporting by Tim Kelly; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)

Source: Reuters

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