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Members of EastEnders team test positive for Covid-19

Two members of the EastEnders team have tested positive for coronavirus – but filming has not been disrupted.

The positive tests occurred in separate incidents and both staff members are self-isolating at home, the BBC said.

Cast and crew are adhering to social distancing guidelines, with the use of screens, body doubles and CGI to film intimate moments.

A spokeswoman for the BBC said: “We can confirm that two members of the EastEnders team have tested positive for coronavirus and they are now self-isolating at home following the latest Government guidelines.

“We have rigorous protocols in place to manage Covid-19 as the safety of all those involved in the production is paramount.”

It comes after filming on a Britain’s Got Talent Christmas

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