Connect with us
Multiple WWE employees test positive for COVID-19, including wrestlers
WWE

Pro Wrestling

Multiple WWE employees test positive for COVID-19, including wrestlers

WWE’s current home base of Florida is seeing an explosion of new COVID-19 cases.

Multiple people within WWE have tested positive for COVID-19, including in-ring talent, according to a Pro Wrestling Sheet report.

Listen to the latest episode of our weekly wrestling podcast, PTW!

This comes after last week’s news that a Performance Center trainee had tested positive. After that, WWE postponed their SmackDown taping that week, however the taping was quickly rescheduled that same week. The report says that more testing will now be done by WWE’s medical team before this week’s tapings to make sure the virus can be contained.

The state of Florida, where WWE (and AEW, for that matter) produces their weekly television shows, has seen a resurgence of COVID-19 cases since slowly reopening businesses and attempting to return to normal. Florida shattered their one-day record today, confirming 5,500 new cases in a single day.

As of this writing, WWE has not postponed any tapings or shows as a result.

Like what we do here at AIPT? Consider supporting us and independent comics journalism by becoming a patron today! In addition to our sincere thanks, you can browse AIPT ad-free, gain access to our vibrant Discord community of patrons and staff members, get trade paperbacks sent to your house every month, and a lot more. Click the button below to get started!


Do you love wrestling? Do you have strong opinions on AEW, WWE, NJPW, Impact, ROH, and the independent scene? Do you like to write about wrestling? Then we want you on our team. AIPT is currently recruiting wrestling writers. Apply to write for AIPT today!

Comments

In Case You Missed It

Batman 107 cover by Jorge Jimenez Batman 107 cover by Jorge Jimenez

‘Batman’ #107 promises to explore the Unsanity Collective in a classic Batman way

Comic Books

'Venom' #34 explores what it means to die when wearing a Symbiote 'Venom' #34 explores what it means to die when wearing a Symbiote

‘Venom’ #34 explores what it means to die when wearing a Symbiote

Comic Books

'Excalibur' #20 asks, 'How do you stop a mutant ghost?' 'Excalibur' #20 asks, 'How do you stop a mutant ghost?'

‘Excalibur’ #20 asks, ‘How do you stop a mutant ghost?’

Comic Books

'Marauders' #19 gives plenty of characters a chance to shine 'Marauders' #19 gives plenty of characters a chance to shine

‘Marauders’ #19 gives plenty of characters a chance to shine

Comic Books

Connect
Newsletter Signup