Bank Muamalat confirms four more employees tested positive for Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 20): Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad (Bank Muamalat) has confirmed that four more of its employees at the Kota Kinabalu branch have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. This brings the total infections at the branch to five persons, all of whom are now under the care of a government hospital.

The Kota Kinabalu branch located at Aeropod Commercial Square, Jalan Kepayan was closed last week to enable thorough sanitisation and cleaning procedures to be carried out, after an employee tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

As a precautionary measure, all co-workers who have been in direct contact with the said   employees have been asked to self-quarantine at home for the next 14 days, until given the appropriate medical clearance. Contact tracing is also underway in line with the Health Ministry’s guidelines.

To mitigate possible health risks due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, the operating hours of selected Bank Muamalat branches have been revised to 9.15 am to 3.00 pm.

Bank Muamalat is taking aggressive steps to safeguard the health and safety of its customers, staff and communities while ensuring smooth delivery of important financial services. These include following medical protocols from local health authorities and implementing strict guidelines in relation to social interactions, hygiene, travel and visits to Bank Muamalat.

Bank Muamalat would like to assure its customers that business continues to operate as usual, with minimal disruptions whilst maintaining safety as its number one priority.

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