Nine announces precautionary measures for Coronavirus exposure

• Rita Wilson appeared on Today Extra with David Campbell and Belinda Russell

After the diagnosis of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson with COVID-19 AKA Coronavirus Nine Entertainment Co has announced a series of precautionary measures due to Wilson appearing on Today Extra on Monday.

Wilson appeared on the show with David Campbell and Belinda Russell, among the precautions Tracy Grimshaw who had minor surgery last week will not be hosting A Current Affair this week being replaced by Karl Stefanovic.

Please see a statement below:

“Nine today has taken action in line with our crisis response plan around a visit to our studio by Ms Rita Wilson on Monday this week,  for an appearance on Today Extra with David Campbell and Belinda Russell.  Our actions are in line with the guidelines set out by the Government and Health Authorities.  Those who were in prolonged contact with Ms Wilson have been tested and are self-isolating for 14 days.  Our premises are currently being thoroughly cleaned in all the areas she visited and we are encouraging our employees to monitor their health and practise good hygiene.  

“Tracy Grimshaw is not hosting ACA tonight as a precautionary measure since she had minor surgery last week.  Karl Stefanovic will host in her place.  Arrangements for hosts for Today Extra are still being confirmed.”

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