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HNB reports Covid positive staffer in Headquarters building

ECONOMYNEXT – The Hatton National Bank has asked all their staff working in an area of the 19th floor of its headquarters Right Wing tower to stay home and self-quarantine after a staff member was tested positive for Covid 19 yesterday October 14.

In a statement issued today the bank said that its headquarters on T B Jayah Mawatha, the branch and the digital centre housed there are both functioning normally.

“All staff members who are close associates of this individual will undergo PCR test immediately,” the statement added.

The bank said that immediate steps have been taken to disinfect and sanitize the area.

It added that it is “monitoring the situation closely with guidance from and in collaboration with the medical authorities to ensure that the impact is contained and community spread is minimized.”

The Bank continues to adhere to Health Ministry guidelines at all offices and branches the statement said. (Colombo, October 15, 2020)

Reported by Arjuna Ranawana