UOB Confirms Non-Customer Facing Staff Tested Positive For Covid-19, Colleagues Now On Leave Of Absence

It seems that every day, somebody from a familiar place tests positive for the dreaded Covid-19.

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Now, a United Overseas Bank (UOB) staff has tested positive.

In a media statement on 26 Mar, the local bank revealed that it was informed by the Ministry of Health (MOH) that a non-customer facing employee had tested positive for the coronavirus.

He was last in the office at UOB Plaza 2 on 16 Mar, and currently under medical care.

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Colleagues on leave of absence, work from home

Employees who came into close contact with the patient are now on Leave of Absence until next week.

Other UOB staff from the affected floor will be working from home as well.

Meanwhile, UOB is conducting a thorough deep cleaning and disinfection of the entire floor and common areas of UOB Plaza 2, in accordance with MOH’s and the National Environment Agency’s (NEA’s) guidelines.

Precautionary measures also in place at all other venues

To prevent further infection, UOB will continue to conduct temperature screening.

Hand sanitisers have been placed in every branch, and on all floors in every building, with more frequent cleaning and sanitisation of premises.

All customer-facing employees are also required to wear face masks.

Practise good personal hygiene

With Covid-19 running rampant all over the world, MS News would like to remind everyone to practise good personal hygiene.

No one is immune to it, so we have to be socially responsible. Stay home if you are unwell.

Featured image adapted from Facebook.