A DWTS spokesman said all four people in the crew who tested positive worked in “completely different departments.”
On September 19, one of Disney+’s most famous dance competitions aired, “Dancing with the Stars.” Since its launch, the show has made a name for itself with its impressive performances. In the first episode we saw all sixteen couples dancing to different songs. All was going well for the show until multiple Covid cases were reported after the first episode. Read on to find out exactly what happened.
Even though the world has evolved with Covid. But we keep seeing cases here and there. Since “Dancing with the Stars” was broadcast live this time, there were numerous people who were closely associated with the first episode of the show. Well, the show itself has more than 300 production staff. Therefore, a virus can easily spread in such a place.
Several members of “Dancing with the Stars” contract Covid
Shortly after the Disney+ dance show premiered, there were reports of multiple cases of Covid among crew members. According to Deadline, a spokesperson confirmed that at least four cases of Covid have been detected in the production team. The informant reveals that the infected “belong to completely different departments that have no personal contact with each other”. tested. Thankfully, none of the close contacts of the four members of the production team tested positive. According to the reports, the crew members of “Dancing with the Stars” have been given an opportunity to work from home. In addition, the necessary precautions such as disinfecting the set has already taken place.
The show premiered on September 19 and featured all sixteen couples, celebs and professionals dancing on the dance floor. The show had its first elimination on premiere night itself. Jason Lewis and Peta Murgatroyd were forced to leave the show after scoring the fewest points of anyone. It remains to be seen who else will complete the journey on the show and who will bag the Mirrorball trophy.
Dancing with the Stars season 31 premieres every Monday on Disney+. Week 2 of the show is dedicated to Elvis Presley. In fact, you’ll see each couple jiving to Presley’s song.