SBI closed down its two branches in Mumbai, and one in Thane after its staff tested positive for COVID-19.
A senior bank employee said that the bank's main office in Thane shut after seven of the 25 staff tested positive. A cash officer at the clearing department tested positive, in the northwestern Mumbai suburb of Jogeshwari.
SBI added that a team lead by a general manager is continuously monitoring the situation in the entire country and following protocol in case of any infection.
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