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MetiNews.Com - The new series of Dancing on Ice has been hit by COVID-19 days before its live launch on ITV at the weekend
Breaking News ! Dancing on Ice has been rocked by a coronavirus outbreak, days ahead of the new series launch. It's been nearly a year since former EastEnders actor and I'm A Celebrity champion Joe pulled off a shock win against Diversity star and red hot bookies favourite Perrie Kiely in the 2020 final and a Sunday a new batch of contestants will take to the rink for the first time in front of millions of viewers. This year's Dancing on Ice lineup features the likes of Jason Donovan, Rebekah Vardy and Myleene Klass, but the show has been dealt a blow in the lead up to the first live show after five crew members tested positive for COVID-19. An insider told The Sun : "More than five members of production are isolating because of COVID right now — it’s become a nightmare. Read More Related Articles Saturday Night Takeaway first look sees Ant left 'terrified' as fan asks big question Read More Related Articles Dancing on Ice 2021 line-up in full as contestants for new series are confirmed by ITV TV have put a number of stringent rules in place, and after seeing members of production going down with it, they are urging everyone to take note of them.
." The source did add that Dancing on Ice bosses are "confident" the show will go ahead as planned on Sunday evening.
Just like fellow ITV show Britain's Got Talent, which had a virtual audience for its semi-finals and final, there will be no studio audience for this year's Dancing on Ice live shows due to coronavirus restrictions. Other skating stars hoping to impress judges Torvill & Dean, John Barrowman and Ashley Banjo this year include Olympian Colin Jackson, TOWIE and Mummy Diaries' star Billie Faiers and TV host and former Strictly contestant Denise Van Outen.
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