The officials of the Zee Media on Monday stated that 28 employees of the company were found positive for Covid-19.
After staff found positive, its office, newsroom and studios have been sealed. The specific area of the Zee premises where positive patients were active has been sealed and the sanitization work has started, the officials said.
Sudhir Chaudhary, Editor-in-Chief, Zee News said thatThe global pandemic has now become a personal story for Zee Media. Last Friday, one of our colleagues tested positive for Covid-19. As a responsible organisation, we initiated mass testing of all those who could have been in direct or indirect contact with the said individual.
“So far 28 of our team mates have tested positive. Fortunately, most of them are asymptomatic and not complaining of any discomfort. We believe this is because of early diagnosis and pro-active intervention,” the statement said. “We are following the best practices to break the cycle and contain the infection, in coordiation with all government and health authorities. All health protocols and official guidelines are being followed,” Chaudhary announced.