Jamie Lomas quits Real Full Monty on Ice after testing positive for coronavirus

Jamie Lomas was forced to pull out of the Real Full Monty on Ice after the Hollyoaks star tested positive for coronavirus.

The 45-year-old soap star was seen taking part in rehearsals, but fans were left baffled as he suddenly disappeared at the end of Monday's episode.

Viewers have watched the stars rehearsing to strip-off on ice to promote cancer awareness.

On tonight's final instalment of the series, it was confirmed Jamie had to quit the show and self-isolate.

Viewers were gutted for him as he could no longer take part and took to Twitter to share their thoughts.

One said: "Hope you're ok. Was looking forward to seeing you skate!!"

Another penned: "Aww poor @jamielomas1 gutted he couldn't be on Full Month On Ice due to Covid."

"Noooo Jamie can’t do it", added a third.

During the episode, Diversity's Ashley Banjo gathered the celebrities to tell them Jamie was no longer able to take part.

He explained: "We are currently a man down due to a positive test.

"Jamie's positive."

After concerned celebrities asked if Jamie was okay, Ashley replied: "Yeah he's currently alright, but I think Jamie's out [of the competition] now."

Earlier in the series, the production’s director, Dancing on Ice’s Dan Whiston had tested positive for Covid-19.

He'd been in close contact with dancer Ashley Banjo, meaning he was forced to self-isolate too.

That was earlier on in rehearsals, so after isolating for two weeks, Ashley was able to join the show once more.

The star's had taken their own routine tests, and that's when Jamie Lomas was confirmed as positive for the virus.

Sadly, as his positive result was near to the end of filming, he was unable to perform in the final striptease.

The rest of the celebrities put on a fantastic performance at the end of Tuesday's episode.

All of the famous faces skating their routine, before baring all proudly at the end.

As they finished their inspiring show, a caption read on the screen: "A check is for life, not just for Christmas. So get checking!"

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