DELPHI, Ind. (WLFI) — Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC) announced Friday that is has decided to temporarily suspend operations at its Delphi facility. According to a statement from IPC, the decision was made due to the increasing number of positive COVID-19 tests in neighboring communities.
“Given the uncertainty so inherent with this pandemic,” IPC President & Chief Operating Officer, Russ Yearwood says, “we are committed to be as proactive as we possibly can so as to best ensure the health and safety of our team members. This short pause is part of the ongoing effort.”
IPC says the suspension is expected to last no longer than two weeks. Employees affected will continue to be paid.
The statement said to date, IPC has had a total of 15 confirmed positive cases.