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WWE give statement on latest Covid protocols after star Chelsea Green tests positive and ‘main roster fear outbreak’

WWE have made a statement on their latest coronavirus protocols after superstar Chelsea Green became the latest employee to test positive.

That comes amid reports that the main roster are now fearing another outbreak within the company.

NXT’s Green is recovering from Cobid-19 after revealing she had the deadly virus on Facebook.

The 29-year-old wrote: “It feels so good to be out & about again after testing positive for COVID. I'm thankful I'm starting to feel like myself. WEAR YOUR MASKS people!!”

She has been absent from WWE TV since the May 27 episode of NXT.

That comes after an alleged outbreak of positive tests at WWE’s Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.

PWInsider's Mike Johnson claims WWE personnel are now fearing that outbreak could spread to the main roster.

They are believed to be worried about cross-contamination stemming from masked PC athletes working as nameless RETRIBUTION members on this week's episode of Raw. 

Johnson stated that “there has been no word that any of the concerns voiced have been warranted.”

It is also alleged the PC outbreak could have come from a party thrown by an unnamed NXT wrestler, which led to asymptomatic transmission around the facility.

A host of wrestlers were unable to work NXT on Wednesday due to the positive testing and anyone present at the show is believed to be barred indefinitely from being at the upcoming Raw and SmackDown shows to minimise the threat of cross-contamination.

Now WWE has issued a new statement on its Covid testing protocols, seemingly recognising the reported outbreak.

It read: “As part of ongoing testing protocols, WWE completed its second round of weekly Covid-19 testing on Tuesday.

“Individuals that tested positive will quarantine for 14 days, receive medical care, and then will only be cleared when they are symptom-free and test negative.

“Additionally, extensive contact tracing has taken place and other individuals have been placed in 14-day quarantine, and will then only be cleared after they test negative.”

Announcers Renee Young and Kayla Braxton, plus producers Adam Pearce and Jamie Noble, were among the star names confirmed as having Covid-19 in June.

That came after reports of superstars being filled with concern and frustration over WWE boss Vince McMahon keeping business open throughout the pandemic.

An alleged unnamed developmental talent blasted their handling of the situation, including claims they were not allowed to wear masks.

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