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‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’ delays return because of COVID

‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’ delays return because of COVID
"Ellen" paused production Dec. 10 after DeGeneres caught coronavirus.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> The return of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” has been delayed further because of the coronavirus pandemic.Ellen DeGeneres arrives at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” returned in September despite the pandemic and accusations of racism and sexism on set creating a toxic workplace.(Richard Shotwell/AP) The Los Angeles Department of Public Health asked filmmakers and TV producers to consider pausing production last week amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County and throughout Southern California.

According to state data, Southern California had zero hospital beds available in intensive care units Friday.10 after DeGeneres contracted the virus.

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