Safaricom closes its TRM shop after staff tests positive for COVID-19
Published on: May 31, 2020 02:56 (EAT)
Telco giant Safaricom has closed its Thika Road Mall (TRM) branch after a member of staff tested positive for COVID-19. The employee according to a statement from the firm, is currently under isolation and is receiving necessary medical care. Staff members who were in contact with the patient have also been informed and are currently undergoing screening and counselling. “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,” Safaricom Chief Executive Officer Peter Ndegwa said. Visitors to the busy outlet have been advised to seek necessary services at the telco’s outlets nearby until the matter is resolved. So far, Kenya has confirmed 1888 cases of the novel coronavirus, 464 recoveries and 63 fatalities.