DFCU Bank on Wednesday August 26 announced the closure of their Lugogo Branch after 5 staff tested positive for COVID-19.
In a Wednesday statement, the bank revealed that the affected staff have been accorded the requisite medical and psychosocial support.
“All exposed colleagues in the branch are undergoing tests and will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days,” the statement reads in part.
The bank says, tracking all possible contacts in underway as they are working with Ministry of Health to facilitate the process.
“As a precautionary measure, the Branch has been temporarily closed to mitigate the risk of further infection to other staff, customers and the public, and will reopen after undergoing thorough decontamination and cleaning in line with the Ministry of Health Standard Operating Procedures. For this period, customers are encouraged to utilise our digital channels (QuickBanking, dfcu Agents, ATMs) for their routine banking activities,” they noted.