KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 (Bernama) – Individuals or businesses that have been affected by the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus are advised to contact their respective banks to discuss the financial implication of the virus outbreak.
Association of Islamic Banking and Financial Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) in a statement today said that due to the present circumstances, each case will be treated on a case-by-case basis.
“We urge the banking customer to connect with their respective bank to seek advice regarding their banking issues that have resulted from the outbreak,” it said.
As of the time of writing, the virus has killed 563 people in China and infected 28,018 people, with the youngest case involving a newborn just 30 hours after birth.
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