3 journalists test positive for COVID-19


LAHORE At least three Pakistani journalists have tested positive for novel coronavirus. The news came to the forth on Twitter that two journalists working with News 24 HD TV and one with AbbTakk TV had contracted COVID-19. All three, whose names have not been disclosed, are based in Lahore. Mohsin Naqvi, CEO 24 NewsHD, confirmed the development and said: “We are investigating the possibility of further infected individuals by tests and have quarantined few staff members. We have and will continue to assure that all precautions possible are taken.”Meanwhile, head of a newspaper union claimed three more reporters (two in Punjab and one in Karachi) were infected of the virus that emerged in China last December.