MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia's largest bank Sberbank is transferring up to 70% of its employees to remote work in regions with a high incidence of coronavirus “due to the epidemiological situation,” it said in a statement.
“First of all, the transition to remote work is provided for employees over 60 years old, pregnant women, employees with chronic diseases, as well as those who live in the same apartment with elderly relatives or relatives with chronic diseases,” the press release said. bank services.
All branches of Sberbank (MCX: SBER) will continue to operate as usual, regardless of the epidemiological situation. Employees whose functionality does not provide for the ability to perform their work remotely will continue to work in offices.
The number of new cases of coronavirus infection in Russia over the past day has reached 11,615, the epidemic operational headquarters said on Tuesday.
This is the highest number since May 11, when the peak was 11,656.