NIBTT Tobago office closed for sanitisation after COVID-19 scare
The Tobago Office of the National Insurance Board of Trinidad and Tobago (NIBTT) was closed for sanitisation on Monday following confirmation that a courier tested positive for COVID-19.
Employees have been asked to self-isolate at home until they have been contacted by Ministry of Health officials.
NIBTT on Monday confirmed that the courier, who delivered packages to the Tobago Service Centre last Wednesday, tested positive for the virus.
The individual learnt of his positive status on Saturday and the NIBTT was subsequently informed of the development late on Sunday.
NIBTT said the courier personnel, who was wearing a mask, underwent all sanitising protocols before being allowed into the building.
His interaction at the building was brief and limited to two staff members.
He last visited the building on August 12.
As a result, thorough and intensified sanitising of the Service Centre took place on Monday following confirmation of the positive case.
The Service Centre, as all other locations of the NIBTT, has been subject to increased daily sanitising protocols, since March 2020.
Arrangements have been put in place for non-cash payments to be facilitated via drop-box onsite at the Tobago centre.
Customers are also asked to use the NIBTT’s online payment facility to limit physical visits.