NEWS: eNCA’s news anchor, Shahan Ramkissoon tests positive for COVID-19, this after he fell ill last week. He was advised to go for testing on Friday and on Monday, 22 June 2020 his results came back positive. The news anchor remain off-air and in self-isolation for a period of 14-days.
Ramkissoon took to the social media platform, Instagram, on Monday evening to share the news and explain his early symptoms with his fan base.
Ramkissoon has been broadcasting from a custom isolation studio that was set up eight weeks ago as part of the eNCA’s disaster management plan in line with the COVID-19 protocol. This was done in order to minimise risk and manage the number of staff members working in a single area.
All staffers who have been on the affected shifts within the isolation studio have been sent home to self-isolate, while the broadcasting company traces potentially exposed staff members.
In view of current developments, eNCA has initiated further measures to protect its employees, including the addition of separator screens inside the studios operating rooms.eNCA
The channel will continue to monitor the health of affected employees.
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