21/03/2015 07:35 GMT | Updated 21/03/2015 07:59 GMT

'Coronation Street' Filming 'Thrown Into Chaos' After Stars Simon Gregson And Beverley Callard 'Suffer Chest Infection'

'Coronation Street' filming has been thrown into chaos while a number of its stars recover from an illness that has swept through the cast, according to reports.

It has been claimed that a nasty chest infection has left a number of the ITV soap's cast and crew out of action, meaning filming schedules have had to be drastically revised to allow for them to recuperate.

Simon Gregson and Beverley Callard

Due to Simon's illness, a week of planned scenes for his character, Steve McDonald's stag do are thought to have now had to be revised.

Steve has been at the heart of the 'Corrie' drama in recent times, with the character currently on the road to recovering from a deep depression.

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