Employee from Labour Ministry tests positive for COVID-19


The Minister of Labour Joseph Hamilton has announced that an employee from the Co-operatives Department of the Ministry has tested positive for “the deadly novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).”

“The list of names and contact information for the staff of the department were submitted to the Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health and all members of staff of the Co-ops Department will be in quarantine for seven days beginning today,” the statement noted.

The Minister further advised that all COVID-19 protocols are currently being enforced and will be closely monitored to ensure full compliance in keeping with the requirements of the Ministry of Health and the International Labour Organization to prevent the further spread of the disease. This includes the sanitization of the Department which will be done shortly.

“Finally, the Minister wishes the staff who has been affected by the novel coronavirus a speedy recovery.”

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