Stanbic Bank has temporarily closed their branch in Kampala on William Street after registering one positive Covid-19 case, the bank confirmed in a public notice released.
“Stanbic Bank would like to inform the public that an employee at our William Street branch has tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently undergoing treatment. All exposed colleagues in the branbch are undergoing tests and have been self-quarantined for 14 days.” Part of the statement reads.
“While contact tracing and testing is underway, Stanbic William Street branch has been temporarily closed to avoid any further possible spread of the infection and will be opened the Bank has enhanced cleaning.
“We are working closely with the Ministry of Health and have since implemented the necessary incident management protocol and have provided the health care support to the affected member of staff under medical care.”
On Tuesday, Uganda announced that it registered 64 new cases of Covid-19 and three more deaths. The cumulative total of confirmed cases to date is 2426 and total deaths are 25.