NBC employee tests positive for COVID-19

NBC employee tests positive for COVID-19

An NBC employee has tested positive for COVID-19. This was announced by Director-General (DG) Stanley Similo in a press release on Sunday.
Parts of the NBC headquarters in Windhoek will be temporarily closed. This closure follows immediately after one of its staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
Similo, in his statement, said that the NBC news offices have already been disinfected today and given the Decontamination and Sanitation Treatment Certificate to confirm that the building was fumigated as prescribed by the health regulations.
The DG also stressed that the well-being and safety of the NBC
employees is paramount and will at all material times enjoy priority.
Windhoek being the headquarters of the NBC and is critical in terms of news coverage, especially when it comes to COVID-19, at this stage.
Therefore, operations at the NBC office will continue with the utmost care being applied.
In the meantime, the NBC leadership is busy looking into the best ways in making sure that its operations remain as normal as possible, hence contingency plans are being worked out in order to mitigate the risk.