by Arlana Shikongo

THE Namibia Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) has announced a temporary lockdown of its head office in Windhoek for seven days after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday.

The Namcor head office in Windhoek. Photo: File

This was announced in an internal memo sent to staff on Monday by managing director Immanuel Mulunga, who also confirmed the lockdown to The Namibian.

“One of our employees tested positive with the coronavirus on Friday, 3 July 2020. The employees in question, along with about three colleagues who he closely interacted with, are currently under quarantine,” he said in the memo.

Mulunga said the three colleagues are under quarantine at a facility.

He added that the head office building was disinfected on Saturday and will be under lock and key until Monday, 14 July. A meeting will be convened on Saturday to assesses the matter, he added.

He said all employees will work remotely from today (6 July) until 14 July.

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