Riverdale, which stars Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, KJ Apa, Madelaine Petsch, and more, is now pausing its production of its Season 4 after management confirmed that one of their team production members got exposed with a Coronavirus patient.

Warner Bros. TV explained that all crews and actors that got close contact with the 'team member' are now under medical evaluation in order to protect the rest of the team. Unfortunately, Warner Bros. TV did not mention who is this team member, and there are chances that it could be one of their actors.

Riverdale team said one of them had suspected COVID-19; Could it be a Riverdale actor?

Coronavirus: Riverdale Pauses Season 4 Production After Member Got Exposed With COVID-19 Patient
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Coronavirus: Riverdale Pauses Season 4 Production After Member Got Exposed With COVID-19 Patient

As first reported via TMZ, a representative from Warner Bros. TV confirmed that the current season of the famous series would be paused for a while after they had discovered that one of their 'team member' made contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient.

Warner Bros. TV clarified that the COVID-19 patient is not part of their production team. However, since the virus can be easily transmitted from one person to another, the management has now paused production in order to protect the cast members and other crews.

"We are working closely with the appropriate authorities and health agencies in Vancouver (where they shoot) to identify and contact all individuals who may have come into direct contact with our team member," said a representative from Warner Bros. TV. "The health and safety of our employees, casts, and crews are always our top priority. We have and will continue to take precautions to protect everyone who works on our productions around the world. Out of an abundance of caution, production on Riverdale is currently suspended."

Warner Bros. TV did not confirm the identity of the said 'team member.' This raises the suspicion that Riverdale actors could be the said 'team member.' For now, management tells us that the member is currently under isolation and undergone tests in order to identify whether they should be alarmed for the lives of their other actors and crews that had close contact with the person.

The management also did not explain whether the production will still be continuing for the next days or months.

Riverdale Season 4 now paused

Coronavirus: Riverdale Pauses Season 4 Production After Member Got Exposed With COVID-19 Patient
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Coronavirus: Riverdale Pauses Season 4 Production After Member Got Exposed With COVID-19 Patient

Currently, Riverdale is now on its Season 4 Episode 16 titled Chapter 73: The Locked Room. Another four episodes are expected to be shown up until April 29.

Riverdale is one of the most awaited teen drama series that started in 2017 on the CW channel and is now reaching higher ratings from before. 

Unfortunately, Riverdale is not the only TV series that are now paused due to the pandemic status of Coronavirus in the world. 

CBS Survivor also pauses its production to help the members prevent from getting the virus. Morning shows like Today ShowThe Wendy Williams ShowGood Morning America will also not entertain live-in-studio audiences in order to protect the rest of the team crews. 

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