Singapore’s biggest bank evacuated after worker is confirmed with the Coronavirus

The Marina Bay Financial Center Tower 3 in Singapore where DBS are based.

Singapore’s biggest bank DBS evacuated 300 staff from its head office today as a precautionary measure following a confirmed coronavirus case at the bank, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.

“I regret to inform you that there is one confirmed case of coronavirus at DBS Asia Central on Level 43 today,” Singapore country head, Tse Koon Shee said in the memo.

Workers are seen here disinfecting the main entrance to DBS Singapore

“As a precautionary measure, all 300 colleagues on Level 43 at MBFC have been evacuated and will work from home for the time being.”

Singapore has reported 47 cases of coronavirus, one of the highest number of cases outside China where it has already claimed over 1,100 lives.


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