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Nissan plans to resume production at Hubei plant sometime this week

FILE PHOTO: Nissan logo is pictured during the media day for the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai

BEIJING (Reuters) - Japanese automaker Nissan <7201.T> plans to partially resume production at its Xiangyang and Zhengzhou plants in China with its partner Dongfeng Group <0489.HK> sometime this week, a company spokeswoman told Reuters.

The Xiangyang plant is in Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic which has killed more than 3,100 people in China. The Zhengzhou plant is in Henan province.

"The recovery of production will be based on the situations of supply chain and workers," the spokeswoman said.

(Reporting by Yilei Sun and Brenda Goh; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)