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CNN switches to remote work due to COVID-19 incident rise

According to the note sent by CNN Leader Jeff Zucker to the employees, employees operating in areas where face-to-face work is not required were asked not to come to the offices. Emphasizing that the decision was “precautionary”, Zucker drew attention to the increasing COVID-19 incidents in the country due to the influence of the Omicron variant in the last period.

Zucker underlined that they are trying to reduce the number of people working in the offices as much as possible, and that the employee who needs to come to the office should always wear a mask.

USA again in the grip of COVID-19

The Omicron variant, which spread rapidly and increased the number of cases to record levels in many states in the USA, where the most incidents and deaths were seen in the COVID-19 epidemic, is described as the “herald of black winter”.

Due to the Omicron variant, the last mutation of the virus, events in the states of New York and New Jersey and the capital Washington DC have reached a record level since the beginning of the epidemic.

In addition, according to the data reflected in the American press, the number of hospitalizations due to the virus in the country increased by more than 45 percent in the last month, while the number of incidents increased by 40 percent. The average daily event in the country was recorded as 123 thousand.

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