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CBS News Shutters Office After Two Employees Get Coronavirus

NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — CBS News says it has shut down its New York headquarters for two days after two of its employees tested positive for coronavirus.

Employees will work at home or in satellite offices until the New York offices are cleaned and disinfected. CBS has two separate buildings in New York, across 57th Street from one another.

The Associated Press also announced it will permit employees to work at home if they are able, staggering the temporary new policy across its 250 worldwide offices.

NBC News also says it will let some employees who work out of its New York offices to work remotely.

CBS 11 News is an owned-and-operated television station with a newsroom in both Fort Worth and Dallas serving North Texas.

As of this writing, employees are continuing about their scheduled shifts at work.


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