The local health department said that Tesla “should not reopen” its auto plant in the San Francisco Bay Area as local closings to reduce the spread of the Corona virus are still in effect, while these statements came after Tesla CEO Elon Musk told employees that Limited production will be restarted at the factory in Fremont.
According to the Indian TOI website, California Governor Gavin Newsom said that state manufacturers will be allowed to reopen, but Alameda County, where the plant is located, will remain closed until the end of May, and a spokeswoman for the Alameda County Public Health Department said in a statement of a closure order A provincial virus that only allows reopening of basic business.
“Tesla has been informed that they have not met these standards and should not be re-opened,” said the spokeswoman, Erica Ban, the county health official, said earlier that management had had many discussions with the company and recommended Tesla to wait at least another week to monitor infection rates and discuss Safe ways to resume production.
But Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment, and vehicle manufacturing operations were not permitted to operate regularly, according to the Alameda County order.
Musk has openly criticized the orders to close and stay at home, describing it as a “great danger” to American business and describing it as “unconstitutional,” saying it would not stand up to the US Supreme Court if appealed.
In an internal message monitored by Reuters, Tesla said that they would resume limited work at the Fremont plant at 30% of the normal number of employees per shift, and the message said, “Our mega factories in Nevada and New York have started limited operations.”
However, Musk said that employees who feel uncomfortable returning to work are not obligated to do so.