Strictly Come Dancing’s HRVY Is Covid Free One Week After Testing Positive

8 October 2020, 14:57 | Updated: 9 October 2020, 12:31

HRVY has tested negative after a week with coronavirus
HRVY has tested negative after a week with coronavirus. Picture: PA / HRVY/Twitter

Strictly Come Dancing contestant and pop star HRVY is finally free from coronavirus.

HRVY’s place on Strictly Come Dancing was feared last week when he revealed he had coronavirus, but one week on and the dancing hopeful is free from the infection.

Announcing the news on Twitter, HRVY wrote: “He’s free from Covid, he’s a free elf now... thank you for all the kind messages, I tested negative today so I’m back, love you guys and see you all soon.”

The 21-year-old announced the news alongside photos of himself larking about in the rain, after spending the last week in isolation to avoid spreading the infection.

Strictly's Hrvy says he has contracted coronavirus

HRVY, real name Harvey Leigh Cantwell, had his place on Strictly thrown off track after testing positive for covid-19, meaning he had to miss out on rehearsals as the rest of the cast practiced for the show’s launch.

Addressing the news on Instagram stories at the time, HRVY said: “Hi guys, so, I wasn't going to say anything, because I didn't want to worry anybody, or be dramatic.

"But, now the story's out there, I have coronavirus, I've tested positive, all is fine, I'm isolating."

He added: "I have no symptoms, luckily, so, I'm just chilling, I'm bored, I've been making a million TikToks if you haven't seen them already.

"But it just proves us youngsters we can get it and not even realise."

Strictly 2020 is due to kick off in a few weeks.

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