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WWE postpones Tuesday TV tapings due to positive COVID-19 test


WWE has canceled tomorrow's scheduled Raw and SmackDown tapings due to a developmental wrestler testing positive for COVID-19 who was at the NXT tapings this past Tuesday.

The plan is for all key members of the staff that works the shows as well as all the talent to be tested tomorrow, which would be the first COVID-19 testing the company has done.  

Next week’s episodes of Raw (June 22) and SmackDown (June 26) will be taped on Wednesday, as well as 205 Live. NXT will also be taped on Wednesday.

WWE issued the following statement tonight regarding the positive test: 

A developmental talent, who was last on site at WWE’s training facility on Tuesday, June 9, has tested positive for COVID-19. Since that time, no other individuals that attended the facility have reported symptoms. However, out of an abundance of caution and to ensure the health and safety of the company's performers and staff, all talent, production crew and employees on site at the training and production facilities will be tested for COVID-19 immediately. Following the test results, WWE plans to proceed with its normal television production schedule.