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46 BOST workers test positive for Covid-19

Forty-six employees of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease.

This has led to the company closing down its Dzorwulu head office with and all employees have to been instructed to work from home in the interim.

According to the company, those who have tested positive are expected to begin self-isolation immediately.

In a statement, by the Corporate Communication Unit of the company, this was detected “After the mass testing, some staff tested positive and arrangements are being made for their treatment.”

“The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited would like to announce for the information of the general public that it has closed down its head office at Dzorwulu in the Ayawaso West Municipality from Monday, 6th July to Monday, 13th July 2020.

“This has become necessary due to mass testing of staff carried out by the company at the head office in the wake of staff of the IT department testing positive for the virus. After the mass testing, some staff tested positive and arrangements are being made for their treatment,” BOST said.

BOST has assured that the case counts will not “negatively impact the operations of the company since all staff have the needed facilities and enhancements to work from home within the period.”

In order to “ensure the safety of staff is not compromised when work resumes,” the company said its Dzorwulu head office, will be fumigated.