HSBC UK staff contracts Coronavirus


Global banking giant, HSBC Holdings said one of its UK employees has been diagnose of Coronavirus.

The banking giant said in a statement cited by BBC that: “We have been informed that one of our employees at 8 Canada Square has been diagnosed with Covid-19. This colleague is under medical supervision and has self-isolated. We are working closely with the health authorities,” the statement says.

“We are deep-cleaning the floor where our colleague worked and shared areas of the building. Colleagues on that floor, and others who came into contact with him, have been advised to work at home. Based on medical and official advice the building remains open and operates as normal. Our first priority and concern is the health of our employees and customers – and we are encouraging our colleagues to monitor their health carefully and stay at home or call a doctor if they feel unwell.”

The latest data cited by the BBC put Coronavirus infections in the UK at 115 as of today.


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