An employee at Guardian Media Limited (GML) has tested positive for COVID-19.
According to a memorandum, the employee reported that they were experiencing flu-like symptoms on August 14. They did not go to work, but opted to present for a COVID-19 test. The positive result was received on August 20.
Since the employee’s test on August 14, GML says that they’ve instituted contact tracing measures and have advised other potentially exposed employees to self-quarantine.
The Ministry of Health has also been notified of the issue and has taken over.
GML has assured that even when the employee was present at work, they complied with all mask-wearing and sanitisation measures implemented in the building. A rotation schedule, physical distancing and temperature checks have also been included in the company’s COVID-19 measures.
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