Bank employee tests positive for coronavirus

PHOTO: Ari Hills

“The employee is now in hospital and his last day at work was March 23.”

Siam Commerial Bank has announced that one of its temporary employees tested positive for Covid-19 coronavirus. A spokesman says that the employee worked on the 20th floor of Ari Hill Building on Phaholyothin Road in Bangkok.

After notifying the Ministry of Public Health and the Bank of Thailand, SCB immediately ordered all staff who work on the 19th and 20th floors to stop reporting for work and self-quarantine for 14 days, and to report their health monitoring results periodically.

“We have also closed down the 20th floor and disinfected the area as per Ministry of Public Health’s standards.”

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SCB has also reached out to anyone who had contact with the employee in the past week and urges them to follow the self-quarantine practices.

“SCB is committed to the safety of our staff and customers and will use all necessary measures, according to public health standards, to control and prevent the spreading of Covid-19.”

SOURCE: The Nation

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