Production on Game of Thrones prequel paused due to positive Covid-19 case

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Another TV series filmed in the UK has been halted due to Covid-19.

Deadline reports HBO's Game of Thrones prequel series, House of the Dragon, has been paused for two days after a positive coronavirus case.

According to the publication, a production member tested positive and will isolate those who have come into contact with them will also quarantine.

HBO said in a statement to People: As part of the rigorous testing implemented for all production employees, a Zone A production member on House of the Dragon tested positive for Covid-19. In compliance with industry guidelines, the production member is in isolation, and close contacts will be required to quarantine."

Production on the show is set to resume on Wednesday. House of the Dragon which is set 300 years before the events depicted in Game of Thrones is set to premiere in 2022.

The UK is currently experiencing a rise in coronavirus infections due to the Delta variant.

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