- BOST has closed its head office at Dzorwulu in Accra after 46 employees tested positive for COVID-19
- All staff of BOST at the head office are to work from home until further notice
- The staff who tested positive are expected to begin self-isolation
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At least 46 staff of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) have tested positive for COVID-19 at the company’s headquarters in Dzorwulu, Accra.
In a statement, BOST confirmed that out of the 162 COVID-19 tests that were conducted in the head office, 46 (representing 28.4%) of the staff came out positive, the majority being in the IT department.
“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 13 July, 2020.
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BOST said its head office will be fumigated to “ensure the safety of staff is not compromised when work resumes.”
According to the statement, the closure of the head office 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.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that over 150 health workers have also tested positive for COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Ghana’s COVID-19 case count currently stands at 20,085 [As of 6 July].
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Source: Yen Ghana