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Tata Steel shuts Jamadoba Coal Mine over coronavirus spread

Christian Fernsby |
TOI reported that Tata Steel announced the temporary closure of its Jamadoba coal mine after a mine manager tested positive for coronavirus.

Topics: TATA STEEL   

Tata Steel spokesperson Rajesh Thakur said “Mining operations have been stopped as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of coronavirus and sanitization work of the coal mine as well as of the surrounding areas has been launched. All mine staff and associates of the mine manager have been directed to undergo necessary health check-ups as per the government protocol.”

The mine manager is currently admitted to Tata Main Hospital in Jamshedpur. The mine manager was posted at Pit number two of the Jamadoba mine which is situated near the general manager’s office.

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