India, March 25 -- Two employees at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles factories in the U.S. have died from the coronavirus, according to the United Auto Workers Union.

In a statement on its website, the UAW said that two of its union members have lost their lives to the virus. One of the members was an employee at the FCA facility in Kokomo, Indiana, while the other member worked at FCA's truck assembly plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

The UAW also said that American Axle and Manufacturing agreed to close its facility in Fraser, Michigan, after a worker at the location tested positive for coronavirus.

Following days of negotiations with the UAW, Ford Motor, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler agreed last week to stop production at their North...