Fox News Media announced Saturday that a total of four employees have now tested positive for coronavirus.
“We just learned in the last 90 minutes that two additional FOX News Media employees have tested positive for COVID-19,” Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott and Fox President Jay Wallace said in a memo obtained by Deadline Saturday evening Eastern Time. “The total number of employees now affected stands at four, all based in our New York offices.”
Of the two latest confirmed cases, one employee works on the 15th floor of the company’s NYC headquarters and was last in the building on Friday, March 6. The other employee also works on the 15th floor and was last in the building on Monday, March16, on the building’s 12th floor.
Fox Business has said it is scaling back two hours from its schedule, stopping production of FBN am at 5 a.m. ET and Bulls & Bears at 5 p.m. ET. Lou Dobbs Tonight will air at 5 p.m., and a repeat of his show will run at 7 p.m. ET.
Staffers at other news organization, including CNN, NBC News, CBS News and ABC News, have tested positive for coronavirus.
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