Four members of the advanced crew on the Jurassic World film in Malta have tested positive for COVID-19.
Health Authorities confirmed the new cases with The Malta Independent. Lovin Malta has reached out to the Health Ministry put are yet to receive a reply.
Speaking to Lovin Malta, the local production team said:
“Four members of the advanced crew currently working in Malta have tested positive for COVID-19, and were immediately put into isolation. Anyone that may have been in contact with these crew members have been contacted and are also isolating. There are currently no cast in Malta and there are no delays to production at this time.”
Jurassic World: Dominion will begin filming in Malta in late August. The multi-million production will include Valletta, Vittoriosa, Mellieħa and Pembroke.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, strict health and safety measures were already being put in place including testing units on-site where 5,000 swabs will be carried out.
More than 1,000 local and foreign crew members are expected to work on the blockbuster film
Jurassic World: Dominion marks the third chapter in the franchise and will feature Pratt and Dallas Howard along with the film’s original cast Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum amongst many others.
Malta’s total active cases have risen to 440, breaking Malta’s record for highest active cases of COVID-19. There were 29 new cases announced today.
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