SINGAPORE, Feb. 12 (CNA) - DBS on Wednesday (Feb 12) confirmed an employee had been infected with the novel coronavirus, prompting the bank to take precautionary measures and have some employees at Marina Bay Financial Centre work from home.

The infected employee was tested on Tuesday and the bank was informed of the confirmation on Wednesday morning, said DBS in a media statement.

As a precaution, employees in the affected office space were told to work from home.