By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 08, Mar 2020, 14:12 pm IST | UPDATED: 11, Mar 2020, 17:42 pm IST
Delhi: As the global outbreak of deadly Coronavirus has infected more than 1 lakh people and killed 3,400 so far, social media giant a Facebook on Friday announced shutdown of its offices in London and Singapore after an employee was diagnosed with Covid-19. A staff member working at the US technology giant's Marina One office in Singapore was on Friday diagnosed with COVID-19, a spokesman told new agency AFP.
"We have immediately closed the affected areas for deep cleaning and advised employees based in the affected area to work from home until Mar 13," the staff member said in an emailed statement.
"We are therefore closing our London offices until Monday for deep cleaning and employees are working from home until then," the spokesman said. The report also said that the social media firm is now getting in touch with individuals who had direct contact with the infected person and has asked them to self-isolate and monitor themselves for any potential symptoms.