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JPMorgan sends some traders home after worker contracts COVID-19 - Bloomberg News

Sept 15 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co sent some of its Manhattan workers home this week after an employee in equities trading tested positive for COVID-19, Bloomberg news reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

News of the infection, on the fifth floor of the bank's 383 Madison Ave. building, was communicated to employees on Sept. 13, according to the report here.

JPMorgan did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

JPMorgan executives had previously told managing directors and some executive directors within the bank’s sales and trading operation that they must return to the office by Sept. 21.

Reporting by Madhvi Pokhriyal in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni