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Brendan McDermid | Reuters
Goldman Sachs said that a gymnasium employee utilized by a vendor at its New Jersey office is suspected to have caught the coronavirus.
The financial institution said that the worker, an staff of a corporation known as Optum, fell sick on Saturday, March 7, and has been quarantined considering the fact that then, Goldman explained in a employees e mail despatched Wednesday.
“Today, we acquired that an Optum employee is suspected to have contracted COVID-19,” the financial institution said. “Anybody who was in the 30H Conditioning Centre all through the several hours of 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 5 or Friday, March 6 really should stay out of the office and self-isolate right until far more information results in being offered.”
The coronavirus has begun appearing at Wall Road companies in the earlier week. Morgan Stanley claimed an staff at its Order, New York business had the virus, and Barclays and BlackRock both of those stated that workforce in Manhattan offices had fallen unwell. In reaction, banks have been splitting up teams and sending personnel home to do the job remotely.
Goldman stated it is shuttering the gym at its Jersey Town office environment “till further observe.”