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In India, at least 29 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India till Wednesday. (Photo: Reuters)
In India, at least 29 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India till Wednesday. (Photo: Reuters)

Coronavirus update: Paytm employee in Gurgaon tests positive

  • Paytm said all its six offices will remain closed for sanitising purposes and announced 2-day leave for all its employees
  • In India, at least 29 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India till Wednesday

GURGAON : A Paytm employee in Gurgaon has tested positive for novel coronavirus, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The employee had recently returned from a vacation in Italy, one of the worst-hit countries from coronavirus.

Paytm spokesperson said, "One of our colleagues based out of Gurgaon office who recently returned from Italy post a vacation has sadly been tested positive for Coronavirus. He is receiving appropriate treatment and we are extending complete support to his family. As a precautionary measure, we have suggested his team members to get health tests done immediately. We have also advised all our colleagues to work from home for a couple of days while we get our offices sanitized. However, there will not be any impact on our daily operations and Paytm services will continue as usual."

The company said all its six offices will remain closed for sanitising purposes and announced two-day leave for all its employees. Paytm currently has five offices in Noida and one in Gurugram.

In India, at least 29 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India till Wednesday.


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