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Deadline Hollywood reports:

Production has been suspended on Paramount+ series Star Trek: Picard after more than four dozen cast and crew members tested positive for Covid, sources have confirmed to Deadline. Lead Patrick Stewart is not among them, we hear.

The series is just the latest forced to temporarily halt production because of a recent surge in Covid cases. It comes just days after production was suspended for NCIS, and pushed to February for NCIS: LA. NBC also has delayed filming for Chicago Fire because of Covid.

The virus outbreak also forced cancellation or postponement of the 2022 Grammy Awards and the Critics Choice Awards, among others.

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