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27 staff of private Tamil TV channel test Covid-19 positive

Chennai

21-April-2020

Twenty-seven employees of a Tamil television channel have been asked to get admitted to hospital after they tested positive for coronavirus, according to a senior channel official.

"Twenty-seven employees, both editorial and non-editorial staff, tested positive for Covid-19," a senior official of the channel told IANS.

After a journalist from the channel tested Covid-19 positive recently, coronavirus tests were conducted on 96 employees. Test results for several journalists are awaited.

Officials are counselling the family members of the those who have been asked to get admitted. IANS