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    SAIL employees test Covid positive

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    This is first case of confirmation at the company headquarters since the outbreak of the pandemic. The office has been closed for June 3 and June 4 and the employees have been asked to work from home.

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    The company has also tied up with two private hospitals namely, Max and Apollo in Delhi to facilitate testing of employees, the statement said.
    Kolkata: Steel Authority of India Limited’s (SAIL’s) the country's largest state owned steel company on Wednesday said a few of its employees in its Corporate Office at Lodi Road, New Delhi have been tested Corona positive. This is first case of confirmation at the company headquarters since the outbreak of the pandemic. The office has been closed for June 3 and June 4 and the employees have been asked to work from home.

    "The infected employees have been immediately asked to home quarantine themselves and company’s SOP to handle the Covid infection has been put into action," an official statement said.

    "A Government appointed agency has been engaged to do fumigation at SAIL’s HQ at Lodi Road which is being carried out extensively for two days. The office has been closed for June 3 and June 4 and the employees have been asked to work from home," the statement added.

    The company has also tied up with two private hospitals namely, Max and Apollo in Delhi to facilitate testing of employees, it said.

    Since the company restarted its office in a phased manner, all the required safety measures including sanitization, thermal checking, hand sanitizers at touch points and fumigation as per requirement were already in place.

    However, with detection of Corona positive cases the company said it has taken "all actions with greatest promptitude and is continuously monitoring the situation in consultation with the Government agencies."

    In a video message Anil Chaudhary chairman, SAIL advised all employees across SAIL plants and units to stringently follow all safety measures at all times.
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