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BOST head office closed down after 46 workers tested positive for COVID-19

The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) has announced its head office at Dzorwulu will be closed to the public for a week after 46 employees tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.

“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.” – a statement from the company read

The company has therefore asked all employees at the head office to temporarily work from home.

According to BOST, Staff who have tested positive are also expected to begin self-isolation immediately.

The cases were detected after a mass testing of staff was conducted at the head office.

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

The company has given the assurance that the development 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.”

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