dfcu Bank has confirmed that five (5) of its staff at Lugogo Branch have tested positive for COVID –19.
“The affected staff have been accorded the requisite medical and psychosocial support. All exposed colleagues in the branch are undergoing tests and will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days,” the bank said in a statement.
It added that tracking of all possible contacts is also underway and that they are working with the Ministry of Health to facilitate the process of having the requisite tests carried out.
“As a precautionary measure, the Branch has been temporarily closed to mitigate the risk of further infection to other staff, customers and the public, and will reopen after undergoing thorough decontamination and cleaning in line with the Ministry of Health Standard Operating Procedures,” the statement reads.
It adds: “For this period, customers are encouraged to utilise our digital channels (Quick Banking, dfcu Agents, ATMs) for their routine banking activities.…We also appeal to all our customers and the public to adhere to the SOPs by the Ministry of Health to curb the spread of the pandemic and protect our families.”
Uganda has 2,524 confirmed COVI-19 Cases (Only Ugandans) while Active Cases stand at 726. Cumulative Ugandan Recoveries are at 1,268.