Access Bank closes Lagos branch as customer tests positive for coronavirus

Access Bank

Access Bank Plc has closed its Ligali Ayorinde branch in Victoria Island, Lagos following the case of a customer testing positive for the coronavirus.

A statement by the bank on Monday said the customer visited the branch on March 16, though the individual did not have any symptom of the disease.

“We have just confirmed that an individual who visited our Ligali Ayorinde Branch on Monday, March 16, 2020, has tested positive for coronavirus,” the statement read.

“He was symptom-free as at the time of the visit and he is currently being monitored at an isolation centre in Yaba.

“In line with our emergency response plan and following regulatory practices, the branch has been temporarily closed for thorough disinfection.

“Persons who had any contact with the concerned individual are currently in isolation.”

The bank also advised people who visited the branch between March 16 to 20 to self-isolate for 14 days immediately.