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It Takes a Lot of Covid-19 Tests to Keep a Movie Studio Open – The Wall Street Journal

https://www.wsj.com/articles/it-takes-a-lot-of-covid-19-tests-to-keep-movie-studio-open-11595755800

As film and TV sets reopen at Pinewood Atlanta Studios, home to big-screen juggernauts like “Avengers: Endgame,” the biggest job is keeping the coronavirus off the Georgia studio’s lot.

The several hundred producers, set designers, painters and carpenters working to get productions ready undergo tests for Covid-19 weekly, and sometimes more often. An app tracks workers’ symptoms between tests, and a badge system prevents anyone without a negative test result from opening doors on the lot.

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