Two staff of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company, Ghana, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, energynewsafrica.com can report.
According to an internal Memo sighted by energynewsafrica.com, the two workers were confirmed positive after a spouse of the company’s IT Department tested positive, compelling management to shut down the department and subjected them to COVID-19 screening.
The results of the tests were received yesterday and two of the IT staff confirmed positive. However, the two are in good condition of health and are strictly observing required protocols prescribed by the Ghana Health Service for two weeks,” the Memo said.
“There is absolutely no need for any staff to panic as the situation is under control and being monitored and handled professionally,” management assured.
BOST is the second institution in the West Africa nation’s oil sector where workers have tested for COVID-19. The first was about 60 workers at the country’s jubilee fields testing positive for the disease. It followed two confirmed cases of Tullow Oil’s subcontractors.