As previously noted, there was reportedly a Covid-19 outbreakwithin the WWE NXT brand and the Performance Center. 

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Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com noted the following regarding the situation: 

“The belief among several sources is that the outbreak started after a NXT talent threw a party that fellow trainees attended, leading to an asymptomatic transmission of the virus that then spread among those who work and train in the PerformanceCenter.”

A spokesperson for WWE issued the following statement: 

“As part of ongoing testing protocols, WWE completed its second round of weekly COVID-19 testing on Tuesday. Individuals that tested positive will quarantine for 14 days, receive medical care, and then will only be cleared when they are symptom-free and test negative. Additionally, extensive contact tracing has taken place and other individuals have been placed in 14-day quarantine, and will then only be cleared after they test negative.”

The belief is that anyone working at the Performance Centerand/or NXT tapings will not be allowed to work at the Thunderdome until further notice. There is reportedly concern about asymptomatic spread of Covid-19 on the main roster since several NXT trainees worked as masked members of Retribution on RAW. 

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