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NST Staff Tests Positive For Covid-19 After Returning From Working In Sabah

NST Staff Tests Positive For Covid-19 After Returning From Working In Sabah

The news was reported through a press release by Media Prima.

Tasneem Nazari

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A staff of New Straits Times (NSTP) has tested positive for Covid-19 and is now receiving treatment at a government hospital.

According to a press release by Media Prima Berhad, the company had been notified of the news by the health authorities, today.

The affected member of their staff had recently returned from Sabah on 30 September after completing their editorial duties there.

Upon arrival on the peninsular, the staff member had undertaken the mandatory Covid-19 swab test administered by the Ministry of Health officers.

The staff member then self-quarantined at home before being confirmed as Covid-19 positive case. Media Prima confirmed that the member of staff had not visited any of their premises since returning from Sabah.

Media Prima would like to state that the safety of all employees is its top priority. All employees who have returned from their duties in Sabah have undergone the mandatory Covid-19 tests and are currently undergoing the 14-day self-quarantine at home.

Media Prima

The company also stated that they are now working closely with the Health Ministry and taken the necessary precautionary measures to minimise any further potential exposure to their other employees.

Check out the original press release below:


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