CELEBRITIES or professionals who catch Covid throughout this 12 months’s competitors could not have to go away the dancefloor.
Chief Government Sarah James has confirmed new isolation guidelines imply the present won’t see a repeat of the Nicola Adams and Katya Jones saga in 2020.
1Nicola Adams and Katya Jones had been axed from the present after the professional dancer examined constructive for CovidCredit: InstagramStrictly’s first similar intercourse couple compelled to give up the present after the Russian professional obtained a constructive take a look at halfway via the competitors.
She explains: “Final 12 months the isolation interval in the event you obtained a constructive take a look at was 14 days and this 12 months it’s ten days so if a celeb does obtain a constructive take a look at, it doesn’t essentially imply they’re out of the competitors.”
Sarah additionally confirmed the professionals have been residing in a lodge collectively “in a family” the place they’ve been pre-recording a lot of the group routines.
As soon as dwell exhibits are underway, they are going to then bubble up with their movie star companions and sit collectively within the viewers on their very own tables, identical to final 12 months.
Strictly bosses have been in a position to change the foundations as a result of a ten day isolation interval could solely imply opponents should bow out of 1 stage of the competition.
Whereas final 12 months’s 14 day isolation interval meant they must miss two, and that was considered by producers as an unfair period of time to go away the competitors.
However the ten day isolation interval may nonetheless be problematic if a competitor is unfortunate sufficient to have their ten day isolation cowl two episodes of the present.
Strictly’s Katya Jones and Nicola Adams return house collectively after partying till midnight at BBC post-final bash