'Days of Our Lives' production suspended after positive coronavirus test on set
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"Days of Our Lives" has been forced to suspend production after someone on the set tested positive for coronavirus.
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According to Deadline, a crew member contracted COVID-19 and now the daytime soap opera will stop shooting for two weeks as everyone has to quarantine. The series is in the midst of its 56th season.
When "Days" stopped filming in March because of the pandemic, it had enough new episodes already filmed to air through October which allowed production to start up again on Sept. 1.
Safety measures were put in place, including regular rapid COVID testing, requiring masks, keeping socially distanced and limiting the number of people on set.
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