Lansing GM Plants confirm 3 positive COVID-19 cases


Lansing, Mich. (WLNS) — Lansing Delta Township plant management at General Motors confirmed that one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19 at the same time Lansing Grand River’s plant confirmed two of its members have tested positive for COVID-19.

General Motors Communications Manager Dan Flores says each plant will do contact tracing and anyone who was exposed to these employees will be told.

They say, both plants were deep cleaned.

Right now they do not have any plans to shut down lines.

They say they are following all the proto calls in place, like social distancing, wearing masks, and goggles.

General Motors says they aren’t worried about anyone being a-symptomatic..because of those proto calls in place.

All GM employees are also asked to practice those proto calls outside of work to make sure they stay safe.

The employees were exposed to the virus outside of work, the management team said.

GM Medical has conducted contact tracing and said it is not necessary for anyone in the Lansing Delta Township plant to self-quarantine for 14 days. 

On the other hand, GM Medical has started contact tracing at the Lansing Grand River Plant and will notify any team member who needs to self-quarantine for 14 days.

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