In a statement released by Kwathole Conexion on behalf of Word of Mouth Pictures, Muvhango’s series producer, Herbert Hadebe says that the measure was taken to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 on and offset.
” We are prioritizing the safety of all staff members. We will be constantly monitoring the evolving situation and adapting our efforts and responses. We will continue working together with the SABC as we comply with COVID-19 measures regulations,” says Herbert Hadebe.
“Due to the possibility of one of Word of Mouth Picturesemployee being exposed to someone with Covid-19, SABC 2’s Muvhango has had to halt production until further notice,” reads the statement.
The statement further reads that following concerns about safety, the rest of Muvhango cast and crew have been asked to self-isolate until further notice.
“With the assistance of the SABC, disinfection onset resumes as part of the regular measures practice by the production,” reads the statement.
It was also announced that Muvhango’s resumption date will be communicated in due course.
Muvhango airs on SABC2 weekdays at 21:00 – 21:30 (CAT).
Muvhango is a prime time television soap opera centers around the lives of the royal Mukwevho family led by family patriarch and village chief Azwindini Mukwevho. The series set in the fictional rural village of Thathe and the metropolis of Johannesburg juxtaposes traditional beliefs and ways of living with the challenges of modern life in the city.