A customer of Access Bank PLC has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
The bank confirmed on Monday that a customer at its Ligali Ayorinde branch tested positive for the coronavirus, adding that it had closed the particular branch temporarily to allow for thorough disinfection.
The management further advised anyone who visited the branch in the last week to self-isolate for a period of 14 days starting immediately.
The statement reads: “We have just confirmed that an individual who visited our Ligali Ayorinde Branch on Monday, 16th March 2020, has tested positive for coronavirus.
“He was symptom-free as at the time of the visit and he is currently being monitored at an isolation centre in Yaba.
“In line with our emergency response plan and following regulatory practices, the branch has been temporarily closed for thorough disinfection.
“Persons who had any contact with the concerned individual are currently in isolation.”
It advised anyone who visited the branch in the last week to self-quarantine for a period of 14 days starting immediately.
According to Nigerian Centre for Disease Control NCDC, there are 36 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with one death and two recoveries in the country.