Srinagar, Sep 1: The Srinagar branch of the Syndiate Canara Bank has been closed on Tuesday after an employee test positive for COVID-19.
A notice pasted on the main gate of the bank at Exchange Road, near here, said that due to COVID-19 positive case the bank has been closed.
No further details were given in the notice. However, bank sources said one of the employee of the bank has tested positive for coronavirus.
The staff members have been asked to go for home quarantine till their test prove negative.
Meanwhile, large number of customers had to return back to their homes disappointed after they were informed that bank has been closed.
However, Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) of the bank was open and people could be seen withdrawing cash.
Syndicate bank only was functioning from this branch before Canara and other banks were merged