A Hyundai Motor auto worker has tested positive for the new coronavirus.

The confirmed diagnosis has lead to a suspension of production at one its factories in South Korea.

Shares of the automaker dipped more than 5% after the news broke.

South Korea has the most infected people outside China, affecting companies like Samsung and Hyundai.

South Korea on Friday reported 256 new cases, bringing the total number of infected to 2,022.

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