New Delhi: Steel Authority of India Ltd.(SAIL) sealed it’s corporate head office here at Lodging Road as few of its employees tested Corona positive.

The head office has been sealed for two days from Wednesday for sanitisation and the employees have been asked to operate from home, said a Corporate press release adding, “The infected employees have been immediately asked to home quarantine themselves and Company’s SOP to handle the Covid infection has been put into action”.

According to the Corporate release, ” A government appointed agency has been engaged to do fumigation at SAIL’s HQ at Lodi Road which is being carried out extensively for two days. Parallelly, the Company has also tied up with two renowned private hospitals namely Max and Apollo in Delhi to facilitate testing of employees who require the same.

Since the Company restarted its office in a phased manner, all the required safety measures including sanitization, thermal checking, hand sanitizers at touch points and fumigation as per requirement were in place.

Nevertheless, with the detection of Corona positive cases the Company has taken all actions with greatest promptitude and is continuously monitoring the situation in consultation with the government agencies.

Meanwhile, the SAIL chairman, in a video message to all employees of the Plants and Units of SAIL have been advised to adhere stringently to all safety measures at all times.