Krungthai Bank joins Kasikorn Bank with suspending all foreign currency exchange


Krungthai Bank has stepped up its Covid-19 measures, including suspending currency exchange service at all branches and closing its 53 FX booths nationwide from 2 pm today (March 11) until further notice.

Staff involved in FX service have been told to self-quarantine at home for 14 days. As of now, none have been tested positive for the virus infection.

Earlier Kasikornbank announced a similar statement that it had halted currency exchange service at all branches and forex booths nationwide indefinitely, starting from 5 pm Sunday( March 8).

Suspension of the service will continue until the coronavirus outbreak eases off.

Employees working at forex booths that have been closed are instructed to self-quarantine at home for 14 days in accordance with the guidelines of the Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health. As of now, no KBank employee has been found to be infected with the virus.


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