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COVID-19: First generation bank shuts down in Jos after employee tests positive

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage communities in the country, a staff of a First Generation Bank’s main branch in Jos, the Plateau State capital has tested positive for the virus.

This has also led to a temporary shutdown of activities at the bank.

247NGNEWS reliably gathered that the bank was closed down and the premises have been fumigated.

It was also gathered that all staff of the bank in the branch are now being tested for COVID-19.

However, when contacted the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Nimkong Lar, confirmed the incident.

Lar said that the person infected has been moved to the isolation centre and has started receiving treatment .

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According to him, “As I speak to you, contact tracing has already commenced.”

The Health Commissioner advised people of the state to adhere to laid down guidelines in order to stop the spread of the virus.

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