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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.


“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.


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.


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