Production of popular reality TV show The Masked Singer Australia has been immediately suspended after several crew members tested positive for COVID-19.
The show confirmed the news in a statement, revealing all of the cast and crew are now in self isolation.
“Production of the masked singer has been immediately suspended as a result of several crew members receiving a positive test result for covid-19,” a statement from the show’s Twitter account said.
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“The health and safety of our community and our staff and production partners is our number one priority.
“The entire production team, including the masked singers, the host, and panellists are now in self-isolation.”
— The Masked Singer Australia (@maskedsinger_au) August 22, 2020
“They are all being monitored closely and are in constant contact with medical authorities.”
The show said the network is working closely with the Victorian Government and the Victorian Department of Health and Human services.
“Network 10 is providing all crew with all the support and assistance possible,” the statement said.
It’s not known how the shutdown will affect the show, which is filmed in Melbourne, going forward.