“It is shocking that more that 53 journalists of electronic media, particularly camera persons, have been found Coronavirus or Covid-19 positive in Mumbai, revealed BMC and it also said that all journalist testing positive have been put under isolation.
The tests were conducted on April 15 and the results for the same came out yesterday, following which BMC informed them to self-isolate themselves till they are able to shift them to a quarantine facility or a hospital.
The Information and Broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said precautions must be taken by all and his ministry would issue an advisory in this regard.
“It is shocking that more that 50 journalists of electronic media, particularly camera persons, have been found Covid-19 positive in Mumbai.
Every journalist should take proper care,” said Javadekar in a post on social media platform Twitter.
The minister said an advisory was being issued to all newspaper and media establishments to ensure that adequate care and precautions were taken.