After reports of multiple positive, the WWE will do tests for coronavirus before “all the television productions”


The WWE has continued to work with television broadcasts weekly and monthly events to the map since the beginning of the pandemic COVID-19, organizing emission of the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, initially without fans, and then with small groups of trainees acting as audience, and in recent weeks, with friends and families of artists in the crowd of fortune. Now, while Florida and Orange county (where Orlando is) will undergo a strong increase in the number of cases of the virus, the company would have been badly affected by the positive cases.

After a talent development has been tested positive for coronavirus last week, the WWE has delayed the records in order to ensure that all of his talents, employees and production staff have been tested. The wrestlers and staff have been informed over the weekend of new confirmed cases in the company and advised to retest with at least three, and up to two dozens of tests positive for coronavirus, according to Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet, and Ryan Bulletin of the observers of the fightthis is Dave Meltzer.

Announcer for the WWE, Renee Young, announced Wednesday on Twitter that she was one of the positive points.

The WWE has not responded to the request for comment from CBS Sports on the reports of positive results of the test COVID-19, but it has noted that – for the first time – it would test all employees for the coronavirus before each production at the WWE Performance Centre (where it records Raw, SmackDown and PPV) and Full Sail University (where the company records NXT).

“The WWE will continue the tests COVID-19 of his talent, his production team and its employees prior to the television production in the foreseeable future “, the statement said.

Prior to the positive result of the last week, WWE had not done temperature monitoring with talent, the employees and the staff replying to the questionnaires before entering the facilities for recorded TV and PPV.

The WWE has ceased to tour in march, but that has never stopped the recordings, as sport, entertainment and the media, including professional wrestling, have been identified as “business critical” by the governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis.

A source from the company has previously stated to CBS Sports that the WWE was planning to begin testing COVID-19 at any given time once the tests are becoming more readily available and reliable, although a start date has never been set or communicated in order for this process to begin. The head of the WWE, Paul “Triple H” Levesque, has previously pointed out that the WWE was taking strict precautions approved by the health professionals, although it has not directly tested the coronavirus because of the lack of quick response time and reliability.

Florida has seen nearly 110 000 cases of COVID-19 with recent peaks with greater than 5,500 cases reported in a single day. The State has become one of the main hot spots of the coronavirus at the national level with the Arizona, California and Texas. More than 3 200 people have died of the coronavirus in the Sunshine State.


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