In the latest Dancing On Ice news, producers have reportedly stepped up Covid’s precautions.
That year the show was hit by a number of unfortunate incidents.
As if fighting the pandemic wasn’t enough, there have been numerous injuries that have forced stars to leave the series.
Additionally, both Joe-Warren Plant and Rufus Hound dropped out of the show due to positive coronavirus tests.
Dancing On Ice News: Precautions For Producers
With the show now on very thin ice, the producers reportedly stepped up security measures in a final ditch attempt to keep it on air.
According to The sun on SundayThe bosses have introduced a number of additional guidelines, including an obligation for employees to wear masks even when outdoors.
“More cases of the virus could spell disaster,” a source said.
“Everyone had a tough conversation and reminded them how to control the virus.”
Ent Daily has asked the Dancing On Ice staff for a comment.
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In the meantime, it’s getting worse and worse for the show this week.
Jason Donovan retired from tonight’s show due to back pain.
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The Australian actor will not be skating with his professional partner Alexandra Schauman on Sunday evening (February 14th).
Former neighbor star Jason said in a statement that doctors had ordered him to rest.
He said, “I have had back pain for the past few days and I have orders from the doctor to take it easy and sit outside this week.
“I’m resting, I’ll be watching from home and cheering everyone and I’m looking forward to going back next week.”
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Meanwhile, Jason’s exit comes just days after Emmerdale star Joe was forced to leave the show for good.
The popular actor said in a statement on Friday (February 12th): “After testing positive for Covid, this now means the end of the competition for Vanessa and me.
“I loved every minute of being a part of Dancing On Ice.”
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The star also added, “Thank you to everyone on the crew who were brilliant, and especially to the other cast.”
Dancing On Ice (Hopefully!) Continues tonight (February 14th) at 6pm on ITV.
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