TEPCO Group Related Workers Test Positive for COVID-19
September 14, 2020
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as, “TEPCO Holdings, Inc.”) would like to inform you that three related workers of the TEPCO Group*1 have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
At the TEPCO Group, a COVID-19 Countermeasures Task Force headed by TEPCO’s president has taken measures to prevent the spread of the virus, and we have continued to implement our Business Continuity Plan while also implementing countermeasures to prevent infection and the spread of the virus. The COVID-19 infection of employees shall not impact the stable supply of power, the safe operation of power stations, nor decommissioning work.
Going forward, the TEPCO Group will respond properly to instructions given by health officials as we continue to implement countermeasures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
1. Number of newly infected employees
Three related workers of TEPCO Energy Partner, Inc. (Tokyo Metropolis branch office)
2. Number of new infections at the TEPCO Group (as of September 14, 2020, 3:00 pm)
|Company||TEPCO employee||Related worker*2|
|TEPCO Holdings, Inc.||0 (5)||0 (3)|
|TEPCO Fuel & Power, Inc.||0 (3)||0 (-)|
|TEPCO Power Grid, Inc.||0 (5)||0 (1)|
|TEPCO Energy Partner, Inc.||0 (4)||2 (6) *3|
|TEPCO Renewable Power, Inc.||0 (-)||0 (-)|
3. Countermeasures to prevent infections and spread of the virus
Information on countermeasures underway at each nuclear power station can be found at the following link. (Japanese only)
*1 The TEPCO Group is comprised of five companies: TEPCO Holdings, Inc., TEPCO Fuel & Power, Inc., TEPCO Power Grid, Inc., TEPCO Energy Partner, Inc., and TEPCO Renewable Power, Inc.
*2 The employees of related companies who work at the TEPCO Group offices/power stations
*3 At the branch office of the TEPCO Energy Partner in Edogawa city, where more than one person have tested positive for the COVID-19, all of the workers who worked at the closed floor are scheduled for the PCR testing at the discretion of the related company. Going forward, the results of the PCR testing will be announced after they are compiled.