Coronavirus: Access Bank shuts branch after visitor tested positive

Access Bank Plc, on Monday, said it has temporarily closed its Ligali Ayorinde branch in Lagos, for thorough disinfection.

This was announced in a statement released by the bank.

According to the statement, an individual who visited the Ligali Ayorinde Branch of the bank has tested positive to coronavirus. However, at the time of visitation, he was symptom-free.

Access Bank also advised people who visited the branch between Monday, March 16 and Friday, March 20, to self-quarantine for 14 days immediately.

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The statement reads: “We have just confirmed that an individual who visited our Ligali Ayorinde Branch on Monday, March 16, 2020, has tested positive for coronavirus. He was symptom-free as at the time of the visit and he is currently being monitored at an isolation centre in Yaba.

“In line with our emergency response plan and following regulatory practices, the branch has been temporarily closed for thorough disinfection. Persons who had any contact with the concerned individual are currently in isolation.

“It is advised that anyone who visited the branch should self-quarantine for a period of 14 days starting immediately. Should you feel sick or exhibit any of the coronavirus symptoms, please contact the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on 08009700001 or SMS 08099555577 immediately to find out what to do.”

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