Two members of the EastEnders team have tested positive for coronavirus and both are isolating at home – but filming of the soap has not been disrupted.
The positive tests occurred in separate incidents and cast and crew are adhering to social distancing guidelines, with the use of screens, body doubles and CGI to film intimate moments.
A spokeswoman for the BBC said: “We can confirm that two members of the EastEnders team have tested positive for coronavirus and they are now self-isolating at home following the latest Government guidelines.
“We have rigorous protocols in place to manage Covid-19 as the safety of all those involved in the production is paramount.”
The latest announcement comes after filming on a Britain’s Got Talent Christmas special was delayed this month when crew members tested positive.
Production of ITV's Coronation Street was also disrupted in September after an unnamed cast member tested positive.
EastEnders returned to screens in September after nearly three months away.
The long-running soap was forced to take a break due to the coronavirus pandemic, but filming resumed in Albert Square in June.