With anxiety surging following the pervasive coverage of the spread of the coronavirus, employers must prepare to address the concerns of their workers. Seeing as the transmission of the coronavirus generally occurs via respiratory means from close personal contact with others, employers in Pakistan have a duty to devise and implement a plan that keeps their workers safe from the disease.However, multiple branches of private banks; Habib Metro, Silk Bank, UBL, Habib Bank remain open despite employee’s grave concerns.According to our sources, a pregnant employee in silk bank was called on duty. Moreover, one of the staff members at UBL Bakr Mandi was tested positive for COVID-19, yet the bank administration failed in taking adequate measures to maintain social distancing, as the branch continued to have the routine business dealing with a regular influx of customers. Despite restricted working hours in Habib Metro Bank i.e 10 am to 4.30 pm, employees are forced to work till 6 and 7 pm in Multan.Notably, scores of bank branches are closed worldwide and others have restricted opening hours as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Several area banks and credit unions are temporarily closing branches and limiting service to drive-thru only amid the coronavirus pandemic. The first concerns efforts by the largest lenders to keep operations going in the event of office shutdowns and containment measures. Inevitably, certain activities, such as investment banking, are likely to be hit by the current market turbulence, while home-working creates some logistical challenges for compliance. But banks’ contingency planning, supported by massive investments in digitising process wherever possible, has vastly improved since the financial crisis.Coronavirus really can stay on surfaces for like, several days, including things you touch, like cash.Just how contaminated currency notes may actually be, is one of many concerns bankers might have as they consider the financial implications of the coronavirus and the way they deal in cash.Unlike China, where central bank has been busy disinfecting and doing away with cash that could carry the virus, banks in Pakistan fail to provide basic hygiene facilities to their workers.There is a need to clean buildings using stronger disinfectants on surfaces that are touched often and hand sanitizers should be readily available for customers and staff members.Customers also are being encouraged to use the bank’s online and mobile banking systems and automatic teller machine (ATM) network.