March 10th, 2020


KBS main building closes after cleaner tests positive

Korea's largest broadcaster KBS temporarily closed its main building in Seoul Tuesday after a cleaner who works there tested positive for COVID-19.

The employee of KBS Business, the company's subsidiary, was confirmed Monday to have been infected with the coronavirus. KBS said 11 people, who had been in close contact with her, have quarantined themselves since.

A source, who refused to be named, said KBS temporarily closed its two buildings, including the main one, for 24 hours for disinfection and told the staff there to work in their homes.

"Shutting down the building was unavoidable because the woman was responsible for cleaning the buildings. More staff members are waiting for test results," the source said.

source: The Korea Times