The River Shuts Down Production as a Crew Member Tested COVID-19 Positive

The River
The River

The River, one of South Africa’s most popular telenovelas, has halted production after one of its crew members tested positive for the coronavirus.

In a statement released by Tshedza Pictures, which produces the show,  the company said it has since halted shooting and all cast and crew members have been asked to self-isolate while the necessary health protocols are being implemented.

They have also offered empathy and support for their colleague, and the entire cast and crew have been asked to self-isolate while health protocols are being implemented.

“After I received the news of the colleague testing positive, we immediately asked the cast and crew that came into contact with the member to go into self-isolation. They will soon avail themselves to health authorities for testing in line with government directives”, “The River” executive producer Phathu Makwarela said.

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