31 Oct 2020
(Yangon, 30th Oct 2020)
MPT, as a responsible local organization, would like to address and provide the clarification on that one employee of MPT General Post Office (Billing/Payment service), Kyauktada Township in Yangon Region was tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) which infected employee attended the office until 22nd Oct, 2020.
MPT has been following the guidelines of MoHS and cooperating with local authorities on this matter to support with extensive contact tracing efforts and pledge to support our customers and employees who may have been affected by this unfortunate situation. The relevant employee has been transferred to a treatment facility, receiving the care and treatment necessary for full recovery.
Prior to this, we have taken all the rigorous precautionary measures protocols at MPT Own Shop locations to ensure health and safety of all our customers and employees.
Best practices we have implemented include –
- Wearing masks and face shield while working at the shops
- Washing hands frequently and practicing social distancing
- Using filtration materials (Glass partition) between customers and staffs, sanitation and disinfection of our offices, shops, and vehicles
- Routine body-temperature checks and hand washing stations at our shops
- Implementation of Work from Home (WFH) scheme
We will continue to closely monitor the updates around the COVID-19 situation, meticulously follow guidelines by MoHS and coordinate within the organization to ensure we’re taking necessary steps to mitigate the spread of the virus and take necessary actions in case of additional positive cases. MPT customers are urged to follow the MoHS guidelines and work together to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
While most MPT Own Shops are suspended temporarily from service during Thadingyut holiday, we like to encourage our customers to use MPT4U App, MPT Call Center 106 and MPT Facebook Messenger from the convenience of their own home.
MPT is continuing the safe business operations of all its units across Myanmar with the promise of “Keeping Myanmar Connected” as a provider of essential communications services during these critical times.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused to our precious customers and business partners and thank you for your understanding.