Union Bank mentioned it has closed a branch at Ikota, Lagos after its worker had a contact with a “now confirmed” case of unusual coronavirus three weeks within the past.
The bank mentioned one other worker on the identical branch modified into as soon as on the Africa Magic Viewers’ Need Awards on March 14. Lagos Inform Authorities mentioned the tournament modified into as soon as attended by any individual who later tested certain for coronavirus. It advised all individuals who attended the industry tournament to self-isolate.
“Neither of the captivating persons or others within the branch salvage exhibited any signs,” Union Bank mentioned in an announcement on Tuesday night.
“Then again, all staff of the branch were advised to self-isolate with on the spot operate.”
The bank mentioned the branch will endure a “deep hygiene dapper-up” and might perchance per chance even aloof reopen with a brand recent plot of relief staff while the recent ones isolate.
But one more Nigerian bank, Rep entry to Bank, Monday, closed its branch at Ligali Ayorinde in Victoria Island after a broken-down staff of the bank who visited the branch tested certain for coronavirus.
“We salvage got confirmed that a one who visited our Ligali Ayorinde branch on Monday 16th March 2020, has tested certain for coronavirus,” Rep entry to Bank mentioned in an announcement on Monday.
“He modified into as soon as symptom-free as on the time of check with and he’s currently being monitored at an Isolation Centre in Yaba.”
No longer decrease than 18,259 deaths were recorded since the virus first emerged in December, essentially based fully mostly on an AFP tally compiled at 1900 GMT on Tuesday essentially based fully mostly on reliable sources.
More than 404,020 declared cases were registered in 175 countries and territories.
Italy has suffered doubtlessly the most deaths with 6,820, out of 69,176 declared infections.