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3 Alba contractors' staff test positive to Covid-19

MANAMA, April 8, 2020

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has said that it has found three positive cases for Covid-19 within its contractors’ employees.
In a notice, Alba said that all precautionary measures have been taken to ensure safety of everyone who had come in contact with the infected cases.
“In line with our commitment to ensure a safe and responsible work environment for our employees and contractors, we would like to update you that three infected cases were found within Alba contractors’ employees,” the notice said.
“The three infected contractors are now under quarantine and all people who have been in contact with them have been contacted to take the necessary precautions as instructed by the Ministry of Health’s Coronoavirus Combat Team.”
Meanwhile, a representative from the company told the GDN, our sister publication last night that all safety precautions have been implemented to ensure the health of the workforce.
“The safety of our employees and contractor employees is always our main concern,” said the representative.
“The three contractor employees fell sick and informed their supervisors and we immediately called 444 and informed the authorities. According to instructions from authorities we then isolated anyone who dealt with them,” the representative said.
“Our operations are running smoothly and we are extremely transparent and it is part of our civil and social responsibility to help contain the virus.” - TradeArabia News Service


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