Do­or­dar­shan News staffer dies

Hindustan Times (Jalandhar) - - HTSPOTLIGH­T -

NEW DELHI: A 53-year-old staff mem­ber of Do­or­dar­shan News who worked as a se­nior light­ing as­sis­tant suc­cumbed to the coro­n­avirus dis­ease (Covid-19) in Delhi on Wed­nes­day, fol­low­ing which the pub­lic broad­caster asked some of its em­ploy­ees to go into iso­la­tion. Ac­cord­ing to a se­nior govern­ment official, the in­ci­dent took place on Wed­nes­day but the test re­port of the de­ceased came out on Thurs­day.

It wasn’t im­me­di­ately clear how he was in­fected. Fol­low­ing the in­ci­dent, the pub­lic broad­caster asked sev­eral of its em­ploy­ees to go into iso­la­tion while the build­ing it­self will be sani­tised.

Of­fi­cials said that live bul­letins would con­tinue from 7am on­wards on Fri­day from Do­or­dar­shan’s Siri Fort of­fice. HTC

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