KAMPALA — Stanbic bank has confirmed one COVID-19-19 case, management has confirmed.
The confirmed case is an employee at the Stanbic bank William Street branch and is currently undergoing treatment.
“All exposed colleagues in the branch are undergoing tests and have been self quarantined for 14 days,” the bank said in a statement dated August 25.
Management further revealed that in the process of tracing for contacts, the William Street branch has been temporarily closed to avoid any other infections.
“We will be reopened once we have performed enhanced cleaning and disinfection protocols in accordance with the standard operating procedures,” reads the statement in part.
“Where customers maybe inconvenienced, we encourage you to utilize our digital platforms,” the statement further reads.
According to the bank, they are working closely with the health ministry and have since implemented protocols and provided the health care support to the affected member of staff under medical care.
Stanbic bank joins a list of private and government institutions that have had their staff test positive for coronavirus with the latest being the finance ministry.