Bank Audi – Egypt announced that an employee at its Salah Salem Street Administrative Building has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday.
The bank said in a statement that measures have been taken to curb the spread of the virus and help the infected employee recover.
The statement added that the building’s first floor has been closed for sterilisation, whilst an inventory of those who came into contact with the employee has been taken for the necessary hospital tests to be taken. All employees who worked on the same floor will take a two-week quarantine as part of the preventative measures.
Bank Audi – Audi has informed the Ministry of Health of the situation, and highlighted that the adequacy and integrity of the procedures followed and taken by the bank were checked.
All employees will be required to go through preventive isolation, with the bank contacting the Ministry of Health if any further positive cases emerge.
Mohamed Bedir, Managing Director of Bank Audi – Egypt, said that the bank is proceeding with its daily “Business Continuity Plan”. Work teams in each department have been divded across on a number of the bank’s buildings and branches, to ensure that productivity and services remain at normal levels.
This will also ensure customers are receiving the proper service while all preventive measures are taken to apply the best safety standards for workers and customers.