WWE experienced another COVID-19 outbreak in September, and positive tests continued to come in for a period of time. This was something that the company tried very hard to avoid happening again.
The most recent outbreak was believed to have started in their training classes. WWE trainees reportedly weren’t wearing masks or observing social distancing. A coach is also believed have carried in the virus.
During Wrestling Observer Live, Bryan Alvarez noted that the latest COVID-19 outbreak within the company really upset them. Of course, they weren’t thrilled about previous instances of positive coronavirus tests coming in, but the most recent occasion was especially upsetting.
They weren’t happy about the previous ones, but they were really mad about the last one.
WWE nixed Raw Underground because they didn’t want the brands intermingling. There was also a belief within AEW that some of their stars were infected after associating with WWE talent in their personal lives.
The company tests their Superstars prior to every taping, and they must be negative before participating.
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