A CBS studio in Manhattan closed after two employees tested positive for Coronavirus.
CBS confirmed on Wednesday that two people had contracted COVID-19 and instructed all individuals to leave the building and work remotely for the “next two days while the buildings are cleaned and disinfected.”
“We have learned that two employees – one working on the 5th floor of the 513 building of the Broadcast Center and another on the 9th floor of the 55 West 57th Street — tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19),” read a statement provided by CBS.
CBS announced they will clean both buildings before readmitting staff on Monday. “We know this is disruptive but your safety is a top priority,” added CBS in the statement.
President Trump addressed the nation on the Coronavirus pandemic from the White House Wednesday evening.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases testified to the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday about a Coronavirus vaccine that is entering phase one.
Dr. Fauci told Congress that Phase 1 of creating a Coronavirus vaccine is happening faster than “anyone has ever done” in history.