PTV tightens protocols, limits workforce after employee tests positive for COVID-19 | Inquirer News
Close  

PTV tightens protocols, limits workforce after employee tests positive for COVID-19

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 01:19 PM July 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — State-run network PTV has tightened its health protocols and limited the workforce at its headquarters to allow for disinfection after one of its employees tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

In a statement Wednesday, PTV said one of its employees tested positive last July 6, 2020.

ADVERTISEMENT

“The employee, who has been working on remote over the past weeks, is now under monitoring and treatment,” PTV said.

“Meantime, despite the employee’s non-appearance in the station’s premises for weeks, network management has decided to implement testing on all its employees and to send home majority of its personnel, keeping only the barest minimum staffing in the office headquarters, to give way to heightened disinfection and sanitation of the facility,” it added.

FEATURED STORIES

PTV assured it has directed all its employees to observe minimum health standards to minimize risks of possible virus exposure.

As of Tuesday, the Philippines recorded 57,545 COVID-19 cases nationwide with 1,603 fatalities and 20,459 recoveries.

/MUF

Subscribe to our daily newsletter


For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: COVID-19, People’s Television, PTV
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.