Kym Marsh forced to pull out of BBC Strictly Come Dancing

Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh will not be dancing on Strictly Come Dancing this weekend after testing positive for Covid.

The 46-year-old is partnered with Graziano Di Prima but the duo have been forced to pull out of the BBC competition for this week due to strict protocols.

A Strictly spokesperson confirmed the news in a Twitter post which said: “Kym Marsh has tested positive for Covid-19. As a result, Kym and Graziano will not be taking part in Strictly Come Dancing this weekend.”

They added: “Strictly Come Dancing protocols mean that all being well, they will return the following week.”