Access Bank (Access Diamond) has closed down one of its branches after someone who tested positive for the virus visited the branch.
In an internal letter sent to the bank staff, the coronavirus patient who tested positive for the deadly virus visited the branch on March 16th.
Below is the content of the internal memo:
On Monday March 16, 2020, our Ligali Ayorinde Branch was visited by an individual who on Friday March 20, 2020 tested positive for the coronavirus and is currently under quarantine at Yaba Isolation Center.
In light of this, the Ligali Ayorinde Branch is temporarily closed, and all affected staff have been mandated to self-isolate at home. We are working with the Ministry of Health to efficiently manage the situation.
Be assured That we are taking the necessary steps to ensure the safety of all employees and are now activating the phase 3 of the Business Continuity plan with immediate effect until further notice.
UPDATE: 3:58pm: – Access Bank this afternoon sent out a press release to that effect. Read below;