CNN Philippines goes off-air in coronavirus scare
CNN Philippines stopped broadcasting on Wednesday after a coronavirus case was confirmed within the constructing the place the tv channel is predicated, forcing it off the air whereas the workplaces are disinfected.
Viewers tuning in to the native franchise have been met with the community’s pink emblem on a clean display screen because it introduced it might be off-air for a minimum of 24 hours.
“CNN Philippines will temporarily stop broadcasting on Wednesday after a COVID-19 case was confirmed in the building (in Manila) where the company is located,” the franchise stated on its web site.
“As a result, CNN Philippines will be off the air for at least 24 hours,” it added, stressing the an infection occurred at one other firm within the constructing.
It stated it might proceed to offer information on its web site and social media accounts.
“We have prepared for this emergency. For more than two weeks, many of our colleagues have been isolated and working from home already,” an organization assertion stated.
Other Philippine broadcast networks have earlier banned stay audiences from their speak, actuality, selection and recreation reveals.
The Philippines has reported only a fraction of the infections seen in hotspots akin to China and Italy, with 187 confirmed circumstances and 14 deaths.