Engro Corporation has confirmed its first Coronavirus case in its Karachi office located at The Harbour Front Building, Dolmen Mall Clifton.
The Human Resource department has rolled out an official statement, which reads that an employee of the Harbour Front Building has tested positive for COVID-19.
Furthermore, the said employee has been recorded being in the office for a couple of hours on 6th March 2020.
Given the circumstances, the Engro Corporation office has decided to close down operations for the next few days and operations will resume from Monday 16th March.
During this time period, the corporation will take all needed measures to disinfect the premises and all employees are expected to work from home.
Employees with flu-like symptoms will be monitored for the next 2 weeks.
We reached out to the HR department at Engro Fertilizers who confirmed this news is indeed true.
Social Media Reacts to Engro’s Coronavirus Case Confirmation
Engro’s employee is one of those tested positive for COVID-19 in Karachi. The head office will remain closed for the next 3 days to disinfect all floors at the Dolmen building that also houses the city’s top mall pic.twitter.com/BRyl095bcP
— Faseeh Mangi (@FaseehMangi) March 10, 2020
Friend working in Dolmen confirms a case of corona virus in one of the Engro employees. 😳
— MaHuss (@ShahbazSpeed) March 10, 2020
Engro has shut its Dolmen Office for three days after employee tested positive for coronavirus
— Sundar Waqar (@sundar_waqar) March 10, 2020
— Zarrar Khuhro (@ZarrarKhuhro) March 10, 2020
— Ahmer Khan (@akahmer) March 10, 2020
This is a developing story. We will update our readers as more information comes forth.