Delhi tests 162 journalists; all negative

New Delhi: The Delhi government has conducted coronavirus tests on at least 162 journalists here and all have tested negative for the infection, the government said on Friday.

“We have conducted a COVID test of 162 journalists, including the video journalists and photographers. All the reports are negative,” the government said in a statement.

On April 21, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had said his government had set up a centre where free COVID-19 tests will be conducted on mediapersons.
“Journalists are also at the frontline in the battle against COVID-19,” Kejriwal said.

This came days after a few journalists were tested positive in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.