WWE discovered multiple positive coronavirus tests on their roster, staff, and production team. The positive tests were across the board and that could cause big change of plans. Click here for Ringside News’ exclusive on that.
The NXT developmental crew will be in the crowd for the television tapings. Friends and family are out of the picture now.
WWE is still planning to record on Friday and Saturday. That has not changed yet. The company needed to test the NXT Superstars, but they didn’t give much notice.
Fightful has released an internal message that was sent to NXT Superstars about this morning’s coronavirus testing. WWE developmental talent were instructed to be at the Performance Center at 10:30 in the morning for drive-thru testing. If they took a test the previous day it was not required to take a second one.
It is reported that all talent were sent this message at 9:00 AM this morning instructing them that they were needed at the PC less than 2 hours later.
“Per Vince, ALL Talent are needed for TV on Friday & Saturday. Please go to PC by 10:30 AM TODAY for drive-through COVID testing. if you took test yesterday, you don’t need to today. If you are in high level storyline, you will be off camera. Thanks. **IMPORTANT: after test, you will need to remain ISOLATED AND QUARANTINED until after the TV tapings.”
WWE Superstars are understandably upset about this situation. They are not the only ones. Much like the positive tests, the frustration runs throughout WWE right now.
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