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Databank closes head office temporarily after staff tested positive for COVID-19

Databank says clients can access services from its 18 other branches  across the Greater Accra Region during this period

Financial Institution, Databank is from today closing its head office temporarily for a week after a staff of the firm tested positive for COVID-19.

A statement issued and signed by Kojo Addae-Mensa, chief executive officer of the company said the closure is to help protect its clients and staff.

“Databank is announcing a temporary closure of its Head Office from Monday January 25 to Friday January 29, 2021. The office will reopen on Monday 1 February 2021,” the statement said.

The statement added, “The temporary closure is due to a staff member testing positive for COVID-19. In light of the growing number of cases in Ghana, we believe we need to take this extreme measure to protect both our staff and clients.

Databank, however, says clients of the financial institution can access services from its 18 other branches  across the Greater Accra Region during this period.

“If you are in Accra, you can visit our co-locations within the following GTBank branches: Airport, East Legon, Lapaz, Madina, Osu, Opera Square” the statement added.

“We also encourage you to take advantage of our digital channels to continue to transact with Databank using *6100# or any of our other digital channels, which are listed on our website (”

The company has apologized for any inconvenience this may cause to its numerous clients.

COVID-19 update

At least 679 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed taking Ghana’s active cases to 3, 286, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) is reporting.

Total number of confirmed cases  since March 2020 now stands at 60, 794.

Six more individuals have passed on increasing the death toll to 367 since the last update, reports the official GHS website.

Officially, 57, 141 recoveries have been recorded.

Regional cases

Greater Accra Region – 34,740

Ashanti Region – 11,687

Western Region – 3,270

Eastern Region – 2,704

Central Region – 2,215

Volta Region – 848

Bono East Region – 796

Western North Region – 689

Bono Region – 645

Northern Region – 620

Ahafo Region – 537

Upper East Region – 502

Oti Region – 244

Upper West Region – 152

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 25

Fred Dzakpata

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