Bursa says another staff member caught Covid-19, bringing total confirmed cases to three

Bursa says another staff member caught Covid-19, bringing total confirmed cases to three
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): Bursa Malaysia Bhd says another staff has tested positive for Covid-19, raising the number of confirmed cases detected at the exchange to three.

The announcement today comes just three days after the stock exchange revealed on Friday that two of its employees had caught the coronavirus.

"Detailed contact tracing and deep sanitisation work has been carried out at the exchange. As per the Ministry of Health (MoH) guidelines, all Bursa Malaysia staff who have come into contact with the positive case will self-quarantine and undergo medical screening to ensure they are healthy, before returning to work.

"We are pleased to update that staff who were in direct contact with the first two reported positive cases have all tested negative for Covid-19.

"We would also like to assure that the stock exchange is operating as normal. There is no disruption to our critical and support functions of the Exchange, and our Business Continuity Management plan is in place to ensure the smooth functioning of our operations, in the event of such incidents," it said in a statement.

Bursa also assured it will continue to work closely with authorities to ensure all applicable protocols are adhered to, to ensure the health and wellbeing of its staff. 

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