Corrie actor tests positive for COVID19 - Filming disrupted

Filming has been disrupted on the set of Coronation Street. After one of the actors tested positive for coronavirus last week.

Corrie actor tests positive for COVID19: It has meant that adjustments have had to be made to filming schedules. According to insiders on the famous show. This news will come as a blow to the wider television network. Who have been trying to restart drama productions during the pandemic.

The ITV ratings winning show has continued to be aired during the lockdown, turning to “socially distanced” filming in May. Which was a lot earlier than their rival BBC soap Eastenders. Coronation Street is filmed at purpose built studios in Manchester, which has been hard hit by the virus. Although insiders say that no one would of been within 2 metres of the actor with the virus. Production teams have been notified.

Confirming Corrie actor tests positive for COVID19, an ITV spokesman said “we can confirm a member of the Coronation Street team has tested positive for coronavirus. The protocols we have in place for such an eventuality have been implemented and the individual is now self-isolating at home”.

They finished off by saying that an extensive clean of all areas the actor was using has been made. And they are satisfied now that situation has been contained. Filming of the show continued on Monday.


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