Paytm India shuts offices as employee catches Coronavirus


COVD-19, generally identified as coronavirus has now clinched on to extra areas than ever earlier than. Originating from China, the virus has now managed to achieve 84 international locations and territories inside two months. The epidemic will not be solely affecting lives but additionally companies around the globe. One of the newest victims of this virus is an employee of Paytm, India’s largest digital fee platform. And thus as a precautionary measure, the agency has shut down all its offices throughout the nation.


As per a Paytm spokesperson (through IANS), the employee who examined constructive for coronavirus had lately returned from Italy after a trip. This specific employee is a part of the corporate’s Gurugram workplace. He is presently being given applicable remedy and his crew members have been suggested to get well being checks accomplished instantly. As a precaution, Paytm has additionally shut down its offices to sanitize them and has suggested staff to do business from home for a few days. Further, the corporate has confirmed that this won’t have an effect on their companies in any means and operations will proceed as typical.

Other than Paytm, Indian IT giants like Wipro, TCS, HCL, and Nearbuy have additionally introduced plans to take care of their staff. Wipro, for example has suspended employee journey to most affected nations such as China, Hong Kong, and Macau. Nearbuy, alternatively, has determined to shut its Gurugram workplace for at the very least 14 days and has requested its staff to do business from home. Whereas, TCS and HCL didn’t go deep of their bulletins however did guarantee they’re working to deal with the unfold of coronavirus. Smartphone launch occasions on floor have additionally been cancelled in wake of the spreading an infection. 

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