Strictly Come Dancing 2021 is facing disruption after a professional dancer has tested positive for Covid-19
A Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer has tested positive for Covid-19.
The news comes just days ahead of the Saturday premiere of the new 2021 series.
The Sun reports that the professional dancer had already been paired with a celebrity but now the plans for the show face disruption due to the positive test.
The BBC confirmed to the paper that a professional had tested positive.
A source told the paper: “This is proving to be a nightmare for producers, just as they prepare to bring back Strictly for its first full series since the pandemic.”
Producers are noted to be monitoring the Covid status of all celebrities and professional dancers.
The Mirror has approached the BBC for comment on this story.
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