Written by akbc on April 24, 2020
An accredited journalist covering the United Nations
Headquarters in New York has tested positive for
This has been confirmed by the Head of the UN
Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit, Mr. Tal Mekeel.
He said already, the journalist, who was last seen at
the UN Headquarters, Thursday, last week, is self-
This is the second known case at the United Nations
Headquarters after a delegate from the Permanent
The mission of the Philipines tested positive for the virus
To check the spread of the disease, the United
Nations have suspended the physical gathering of
journalists at the headquarters for the daily briefings
by the Spokesperson for the UN-Secretary General.