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2 bank employees test positive

07:30 AM Jan 13, 2022 IST | TARIQUE RAHEEM
2 bank employees test positive
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Kupwara: At least two employees of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank Unisoo branch in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district Thursday tested positive for COVID-19 following which the branch was closed for two days as a precautionary measure.

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An official said that all the employees posted at the branch had been asked to get their COVID-19 tests done so that the virus could be contained.

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The employees testing positive for COVID-19 have home quarantined themselves so that the chain could be broken.

Customers of the branch of the bank have been asked to utilise J&K Bank’s digital banking channels to conduct their transactions during the time the bank remains closed.

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Meanwhile, the concerned branch head Mubashir Ahmad confirmed to Greater Kashmir that two of the staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

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“The bank will remain closed on Friday and Saturday during which other staff members will carry out their COVID-19 tests,” he said.

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Ahmad impressed upon the customers to follow all COVID guidelines while visiting the branch of the bank.

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