Friday, 13 March 2020 12:48

 

Old Mutual has confirmed that one of its employees has tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from abroad.

The company would not disclose where in South Africa the person is located but said the employee was told not to return to the office for another 21 days, in line with its international travel policy.

In a statement, the financial institution said the staff member was not in contact with any Old Mutual clients or employees at his workplace.

"Old Mutual followed the protocols prescribed by the SA Government and they tracked all the individuals who met with the Old Mutual employee outside of the workplace to arrange their self-quarantine.

The employee is currently undergoing the necessary medical treatment."

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