eNCA anchor back on air after testing positive for Covid-19

  • eNCA anchor Shahan Ramkissoon returns to air right after screening positive for Covid-19 on 22 June.
  • Shahan will resume as host of The Lead weekdays at 17:00, broadcasting from his house in Johannesburg.
  • “Im sensation excellent this week and I’m all set to convey you your latest headlines from my lounge,” he stated in a video clip on Twitter.

UPDATE: Tuesday, thirty June at 14:forty four

eNCA anchor Shahan Ramkissoon is back again on air, right after screening positive for Covid-19 on 22 June. In a video clip he shared on Twitter, Shahan stated that he is “sensation excellent” right after currently being off-air and in self-isolation due to the fact screening positive earlier this month.

The Lead will broadcast from Shahan’s house in Johannesburg, weekdays at 17:00.


eNCA confirms that anchor, Shahan Ramkissoon, has tested positive for Covid-19.

According to a assertion unveiled by eNCA Shahan started off sensation ill last week and was recommended to go for screening on Friday.

His benefits came back again on Monday, 22 June and he will remain off-air and in self-isolation until eventually the end of the stipulated 14-day time period.

The eNCA anchor is portion of a team primarily based in the channel’s Johannesburg place of work isolation studio that was set up 8 weeks ago as portion of the broadcaster’s catastrophe management system.

The studio was set up to support decrease hazard and regulate the variety of team members doing work in a solitary space, in accordance with Covid-19 protocols.

The isolation studio is fully eliminated from the channel’s main broadcast space, and its operations have not been impacted. All team members on the influenced shift, primarily based in the isolation studio, have been despatched house to self-isolate.

The enterprise is endeavor the necessary track and tracing system to determine possibly exposed team members. In see of present developments, eNCA has initiated additional measures to defend its staff, which includes the addition of separator screens inside the studios functioning rooms.

The channel will keep on to keep track of the wellness of influenced staff. 

Compiled by Graye Morkel