Employee at NIB Confirmed COVID-19 Positive

Employee at NIB Confirmed COVID-19 Positive

As COVID-19 infected cases continue to rise rapidly nationally, employees of the National Insurance Board branch at Luis Street, Port-of-Spain, are worried about their prosperity after an associate tried positive for COVID-19.

In a reminder to representatives on Thursday, Executive Manager Human Resource Isha Khan affirmed that the employee tried positive on April 23.

“Having previously determined this worker’s exposure on April 12, 2021, as per Ministry of Health protocols, the staff member was immediately put on quarantine and a thorough and intensified sanitation of the Luis Street location was undertaken on April 12, 2021, and every day since to date, by the NIBTT,” Khan said.

She said the association is completely steady of their partner and staff individuals who might be worried for their security and prosperity.

Expressing that while the danger of contamination to different representatives is generally low, she urged them to contact the Human Resource Unit in the event that they had any worries.

In any case, one representative who requested obscurity asserted that supposedly, disinfection was not done.

“All they did at the end of the day was mopping the floor,” the worker said, adding the building was not closed to facilitate proper sanitising and the public was not alerted that a worker had tested positive at the branch.

“The members of the public sit on the same chairs… as one leaves another comes in the same chair no sanitising,” the employee said

The representative asserted the contaminated laborer was likewise in contact with individuals from the general population before she was isolated.

While the Government reported that the public area would return to 50 percent limit considering the spike of COVID cases, the laborer said no staff revolution has been carried out at the NIB branch. The reminder further expressed that the organization would keep on checking the circumstance and sanction inner measures as fundamental.

Workers were reminded to notice and stick to all wellbeing means, including washing or disinfecting of hands, wearing face covers and remaining at home if encountering influenza like indications.

Guaranteeing that the NIB will keep on working intimately with the specialists, the organization wished the worker a fast recuperation.

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