British Horseracing Authority close offices at High Holborn due to staff self-isolating for coronavirus
- Small number of the team have displayed mild symptoms of coronavirus
- Statement read: ‘Office staff are being asked to work remotely, as precaution’
- The building at High Holborn is undergoing a deep clean ahead of reopening
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The British Horseracing Authority have closed their offices at High Holborn in London until further notice because some members of staff are self-isolating as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread.
A small number of the team have displayed mild symptoms which may be consistent with the coronavirus. As yet, however, the cases are not confirmed.
All office-based staff are working from home.
The British Horseracing Authority have closed their offices at High Holborn
A statement released by the BHA read: ‘The office at 75 High Holborn will be closed to all staff and visitors from Monday March 16 until further notice.
‘This is due to a small number of office-based BHA employees self-isolating, in line with Government guidance, having experienced mild symptoms that could potentially be consistent with coronavirus (Covid-19).
‘We emphasise that these are not confirmed cases.
‘All office-based staff are being asked to work remotely, purely as a precaution.’
The BHA added on Twitter: ‘The building is currently undergoing a deep clean and will be reopened when practicable