Telecom giants Safaricom have temporarily closed down their Thika Road Mall shop after one of their staff tested positive for coronavirus.
In a statement issued by Safarcom, they were notified on Sunday morning about the incident and the staff has already been taken into isolation where he is receiving medical attention.
They continue by saying that the other staffs who came into contact with the employee are currently undergoing counselling and screening to ensure their health is okay.
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Peter Ndegwa, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer said that the health and well being of all customers and employees is their top most priority.
Ndegwa assures the employees and families of those affected will receive their full support include access to medical supplies and psychological support.
“The health, safety and well-being of our staff and customers is our top most priority. We are fully supporting our affected colleagues and their families, through the recovery period by providing all necessary medical care and psychosocial support required, ensuring their well-being.”
All esteemed customers have been encouraged to access services through their other shops and through their online platforms including their app services.