Purity Bakeries is closed today to facilitate COVID-19 inspections for all staff.
According to a media statement, three employees tested positive for COVID-19 after “external exposure to the virus.”
“Therefore, the company will strengthen precautions to ensure the continued safety of its employees and will close on Friday, February 12 to test all staff. Affected employees will be quarantined. With proper medical care, key contacts already identified are self-isolated and tested.
“Purity Bakeries recognizes an important role in the food supply chain and is in close consultation with the Ministry of Health’s COVI-19 monitoring unit to enable the company to sustain product production.”
According to the statement, the company “is confident in its ability to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in factories as it promises to maintain an industry-standard hygiene environment subject to the strictest food safety standards. I am. “
According to the statement, management has recently met with all employees in a series of COVID-19 counseling sessions and continues to adhere to strict adherence to established protocols to prevent COVID-19 infection.
Protocols include social distance protocols, including wearing masks, regular hand washing and personal disinfection, screen use, and during lunch breaks.
The company also increases the frequency of regularly scheduled plant cleaning, including between shifts, for more comprehensive night cleaning and disinfection.
“All of these steps have been approved by the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit. The COVID-19 Monitoring Unit will continue to take ongoing steps within Purity Bakeries to eliminate the COVID-19 threat to employees or customers. I’m watching. ” (PR)
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