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17/03/2020 08:53 GMT | Updated 17/03/2020 08:54 GMT

Home And Away Continues Filming Amid Coronavirus As Star Ada Nicodemou Says She's 'Anxious And 'Scared'

The Leah Patterson star opened up about feeling "really flat" amid the health crisis in a video captured in her work dressing room.

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Australian soap Home and Away has continued its filming schedule amid the coronavirus outbreak. 

On Tuesday, one of its longest standing cast members, Ada Nicodemou, opened up to fans about feeling “anxious and scared” about Covid-19 while she prepared for another day of shooting on set. 

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Home and Away has continued filming amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The 42-year-old said in a video shared on her Instagram story: “Hey everyone, just in my dressing room at work,”

“I really don’t know why I’m videoing, I’m just feeling quite anxious and scared. I hope everyone out there is staying safe. Just be kind everyone, we’ll get through it.”

Ada then admitted, she was “just feeling really flat today”, before ending her message with, “stay safe”. 

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Home And Away star Ada Nicodemou in her work dressing room on Tuesday

Home And Away – which airs in the UK on Channel 5 – films its internal scenes in Sydney’s Eveleigh. HuffPost Australia has confirmation that a case of Covid-19 was recently “in the building”. The show’s external scenes are shot at Palm Beach in NSW.

HuffPost Australia has contacted Channel Seven for comment. 

Several TV shows in the US and UK have already been affected by the coronavirus outbreak. 

Two NBC late night shows – The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers – are suspending production amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The shows will not come back until at least 30 March, The New York Times and Variety first reported.

Production on both BBC dramas Line Of Duty and Peaky Blinders has been halted as a precautionary measure, as the UK deals with the rising number of cases of coronavirus.

Meanwhile in Australia, Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson also contracted Covid-19 while Down Under, but have both now left hospital after receiving treatment and are now in self-isolation.