Real Housewives of Atlanta halts filming season 13 after a member of the ‘production team’ tests positive for COVID-19
Filming came to a halt on season 13 of the Real Housewives of Atlanta due to a coronavirus scare.
Sources revealed to PEOPLE magazine that a member of the ‘production team’ tested positive for COVID-19.
While it’s unclear if any of the women came into contact with the person who tested positive, the Bravo production is taking extreme precautions to ensure all safety measures are taken.
Sources revealed that a member of the Real Housewives of Atlanta ‘production team’ tested positive for COVID-19; seen in season 12
‘The set follows rigorous COVID-19 safety protocols including contract tracing,’ a source told the publication. ‘Out of an abundance of caution, production is shutting down for two weeks.’
Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Porsha Williams and newcomer Drew Sidora are all slated for the 13th season of the franchise.
DailyMail.com has contacted representatives for the castmembers.
Hot housewives: Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Porsha Williams and newcomer Drew Sidora are all slated for the 13th season of the franchise; seen at Eva Marcille’s wedding
In the beginning of November, Bravo’s Family Karma was also shut down due to a positive test from the production team.
RHOA joins a host of productions currently filming in Georgia, including Dear Evan Hansen, Dynasty season four, Mama June and a slew of Tyler Perry projects.
Gov. Brian Kemp released a detailed policy and procedure manual for the state’s film and television production industry in May.
Popular state: RHOA joins a host of productions currently filming in Georgia, including Dear Evan Hansen, Dynasty season four, Mama June and a slew of Tyler Perry projects
Similar to other state protocols, the guidelines include: frequent hand-washing, using personal protective equipment and face masks, avoiding physical contact and limiting the use of shared objects.
Georgia has seen a total of nearly 400,000 positive cases of the coronavirus, with more than 8,000 deaths to date.
The most populated areas, Fulton and Gwinnett counties, have both recorded more than 30,000 cases.
The United States COVID-19 count is currently at more than 10 million cases and has recorded approximately 241,000 deaths.
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