Another staffer at Now TV infected with virusLocal | 25 Mar 2020 2:20 pm
Now TV said today that another of its video editors has tested positive for the new coronavirus, RTHK reports.
If confirmed in the final test, this will be the second infecters person at the broadcaster as another video editor had tested positive earlier.
Now TV had evacuated its Wan Chai office on Tuesday and activated a backup plan to move its news team to another floor in the Telecom House in Wan Chai after the first case to stay on air.
The network said their broadcasting operations won't be affected. It is learnt that the second staff who got infected had not reported for work on Tuesday as she developed a fever on Monday night.
It said she had worked in the same shift with the film editor who was first confirmed with carrying the virus.
She then sought treatment at the Tin Shui Wai hospital and was put into isolation wards in Pok Oi Hospital later.
It also said that the girlfriend of the first staffer who caught the bug has tested negative for the virus. She works at RTHK.