Coronation Street’s Alexandra Mardell has shared a sad photo from set as the soap stops production amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The actress posted the snap to her Instagram page.
She captioned the post: “Miss you already! See you soon! But until then, everyone take care and stay safe! Xxx @coronationstreet.”
Fans rushed to comment on the post.
One wrote: “You have all gone above and beyond, stay safe everyone x.”
A second commented: “These truly are strange times. Take care and stay safe.”
A third added: “Keep well.”
The statement read: “ITV has sadly taken the decision to suspend production of Coronation Street and Emmerdale with effect from Monday 23 March.
“We’ve been doing our best to carry on filming, whilst adhering to the Government’s latest health guidelines, to ensure we’ve episodes of both soaps airing on ITV until at least the early summer.
“However the health and well-being of the production teams, actors, crew and their families is of paramount importance to us and now we feel the time has come to stop filming.”
It follows a message from ITV released last week, in which the broadcaster revealed it was cutting down the number of weekly Corrie episodes from six to three.
Miss you already! See you soon! But until then, everyone take care and stay safe!
Today it was revealed Emmerdale would be cutting down their weekly episodes to three as well.
However it isn’t just soaps that have stopped. Across the UK schools have been shut to all pupils apart from those whose parents are key workers and thousands of businesses have closed.
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