‘The pair are self-isolating separately’: Strictly Come Dancing stars Tom Fletcher and Amy Dowden will MISS next Saturday’s show after testing positive for COVID-19
The pair were an instant hit with fans following a technically promising first dance during Saturday’s live launch.
But in a blow to the BBC show they will now be forced to isolate after contracting the respiratory bug.
Shock: Strictly Come Dancing stars Tom Fletcher and Amy Dowden will miss next Saturday’s instalment of the show after testing positive for COVID-19
A show spokesman told MailOnline: ‘Tom Fletcher and Amy Dowden have tested positive for Covid-19. The pair are now self-isolating separately following the latest government guidelines.
‘While they will both miss Saturday’s live show, Strictly Come Dancing protocols mean that all being well, they will return the following week.’