Chennai, May 28 : The Southern Railway today announced that the office of its headquarters in the city would be closed here two days following reports that some officers and staff members have tested positive for coronavirus.
Southern Railway sources said the headquarters, housing the offices of the Southern Railway General Manager, Additional General Manager and Principal Heads of Departments, would be closed for two days (today and tomorrow) to disinfect the premises, according to a note issued by the Deputy Chief Personnel Officer.
After the two-day holiday and the weekend, the office would now open on Monday. The offices opened with initially 33 per cent staff as per the guidelines of the Union government, which was enhanced to 50 per cent later.
Though the Southern Railway management has adopted all safety measures like wearing of face masks, use of hand sanitisers and spreading of disinfectants, some officers/ employees have tested positive. (UNI)