TEPCO Group Employees and Related Worker Test Positive for COVID-19
April 7, 2021
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 employees and one related worker 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
One employee of TEPCO Holdings, Inc. (Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station)
One employee of TEPCO Holdings, Inc. (Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station)
One related worker of TEPCO Holdings, Inc. (Kanagawa Prefecture branch office)
One employee of TEPCO Power Grid, Inc. (Kanagawa Prefecture branch office)
2. Number of new infections at the TEPCO Group (as of April 7, 2021, 3:00 pm)
|Company||TEPCO employee||Related worker*2|
|TEPCO Holdings, Inc.||2 (26)||1 (19)|
|TEPCO Fuel & Power, Inc.||0 (3)||0 (-)|
|TEPCO Power Grid, Inc.||1 (57)||0 (15)|
|TEPCO Energy Partner, Inc.||0 (15)||0 (27)|
|TEPCO Renewable Power, Inc.||0 (2)||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