- SABC2's Muvhango has becomes the third major Mzansi drama series to cripple at the hands of the coronavirus
- One of the employees came into contact with someone who was infected, which forced the show to halt production and all cast and crew members to self-isolate
- No indication has been given about when production will resume again, only that all necessary precautions are being taken to keep cast and crew members safe
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The coronavirus has forced SABC2's Muvhango to come to a screeching halt.
There are so many productions that have already been affected by the coronavirus – at this rate, all we will have to watch is the news.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Muvhango has been forced to stop production and for all members to go into self-isolation.
It has been reported that one of the cast or crew members had come into contact with someone who was infected, forcing the whole production to come to a stop.
Muvhango series producer Herbert Hadebe sent out a statement confirming the halt in production as the cast and crew had been exposed to someone who has been exposed to the virus.
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“We are prioritising safety of all staff members. We will be constantly monitoring the evolving situation and adapting our efforts and responses. We will continue working together with the SABC as we comply with Covid-19 regulations.”
Muvhango is the third big Mzansi drama series to halt production because of the virus. SABC 1's Skeem Saam and Magic 1's The River have also had to stop production.
We can only hope that things will return to normal quickly as no date has been set for production to resume on Muvhango.
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