Its been a month since TV productions resumed after the strict level 5 lockdown imposed as a measure to flatten the curve of COVID-19, most people enjoying the return of new episodes of their favorite soapies and drama series on screens, most of which have now gone back to ceasing filming.
The cast and crew of The River Mzansi halted production after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19, the staff member’s identity was withheld for privacy reasons. SABC 2 ‘s Muvhango cast and crew also stopped production due to a staff member who was exposed to a positive patient, in an official statement issued by Muvhango they stated that they were prioritizing safety and sent the cast and crew home for self-isolation.
Skeem Sam is also one of the TV productions that had to stop filming because of a staff member who came to direct contact with someone who tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus.
In a more recent case, Etv’s most loved production Rhythm City has stopped filming because an actress tested positive for Covid-19 and is in self-isolation, The actress’s identity is not yet revealed.