While the Coronavirus is still on full swing trembling the Eastern countries, Swine flu scare gripped the Silicon Valley of India. Tensions prevailed in Bangalore’s tech parks as 2 employees of SAP India test positive for H1N1. The two Bengaluru-based employees working at the German software major SAP diagnosed with H1N1 which previously took the lives of 1,167 people in India. Followed by which the software giant has shut down their offices in Mumbai and Gurugram including Bangalore and issued notices to the employees to work from home till further notice.
This has created panic in the other companies in various tech parks who have been working in affiliation with SAP. With a long weekend with Mahashivratri falling by, the majority of the companies are now busy sanitising their offices to curb the further spread. As most of the employees tend to travel over international business meetings, the companies’ authorities have reportedly issued instructions to all the employees to take all necessary precautions.
Employees were asked to go for medical consultations in case of any symptoms of cold, cough and fever. Though the state’s health department claimed of no harm, panic prevailed in Bangalore adding to the terror spread by Coronavirus.