CBZ has joined the list of companies that have recorded COVID-19 positive cases and temporarily halted operations, Newzwire reports. CBZ reportedly closed 7 Branches after 35 employees tested positive for COVID-19.
This was revealed the Bank’s CEO Blessing Mudavanhu who said:
To date out of over 900 tests conducted, regrettably a total of 35 of our staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. One of our staff members sadly passed away on Sunday 26 July 2020, having also tested positive.
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We anticipate opening of these Branches and offices within 48–72 hours for continued business thereafter
According to the publication here are the 7 branches that have been closed:
- Selous Avenue
- Kwame Nkrumah Avenue
- Samora Machel Avenue
- Robert Mugabe Avenue
CBZ which is the country’s largest banks in terms of branches has 50 branches countrywide.