Riverdale halts Vancouver production over coronavirus concerns: report

Mar 11 2020, 5:28 pm

Riverdale has halted production in Vancouver after a member of the crew came in contact with a person who recently tested positive for COVID-19, reports Variety.

In a statement to Variety, Warner Bros. TV says the team member is receiving medical evaluation, but it’s not clear if they are part of the cast or crew.

Warner Bros. TV says “out of an abundance of caution” production has been suspended.

The show stars KJ Apa, Camila Mendes, Cole Spouse, and Lili Reinhart and has filmed at locations across Metro Vancouver. 

On Monday afternoon, British Columbia health officials announced seven new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total cases in the province up to 46.