Source: Business Insider
Wells Fargo has confirmed an employee working in one of its San Francisco buildings tested positive for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that’s spread around the world. Rivals Morgan Stanley, UBS, and Merrill Lynch are also tenants in that building and are in touch with their employees working there about measures they are each taking. The firms’ responses highlight how rapidly the virus has spread, and how sprawling companies — in this case, four competing financial institutions all housed under one roof — are messaging their response to their staff. Visit BI Prime for more stories . Morgan Stanley, UBS, and Merrill Lynch are telling some of their San Francisco employees who work out of the same tower in San Francisco’s financial district that it’s business as usual after fellow building tenant Wells Fargo confirmed one of its employees there tested positive for the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. The firms’ communications mark some of the latest coronavirus-related messages to staffers in the financial services industry as the number of cases climbs in the US and other countries, and banks scramble to take action and keep operations running smoothly.