'RHOC' Still Filming Despite Shannon Beador's Positive COVID Results

The ‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ will not halt production just because one of their own is positive with COVID-19 … TMZ has learned.

Sources close to the production tell us … Bravo isn’t hitting the brakes as it continues to shoot the other housewives for season 15 — despite the fact, Shannon announced last week she and her 3 teenage daughters all recently tested positive for coronavirus.

ICYMI … the reality star said, “This photo was taken pre-pandemic. Today, we are Covid positive times 4. The girls and I are blessed to be quarantining in the same home (but isolating in separate rooms).”

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She added, “A huge thank you to all of the medical personnel that have been patiently guiding us through this illness. Sending prayers to all of those affected. 🙏🏻❤️”

Now, as for why Bravo and the other ladies — including Braunwyn Windham-Burke, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter, Emily Simpson and newbie Elizabeth Vargas — are forging on? We’re told the team doesn’t feel like they’re in danger of getting sick.

When production resumed a couple weeks ago, our sources say the above-mentioned women, sans Shannon, took a cast trip to Lake Arrowhead. Because Shannon wasn’t there, the others didn’t come in contact with her … and as a result, they’re confident in moving forward with current safety guidelines, without having to close up shop again.

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Speaking of those … we’re told the precautions being taken right now are similar to those being administered to the ‘RHOA’ cast — Bravo’s doing temp checks, avoiding filming in crowds and having the crew members wear masks on set. Same stuff across the board.

The only difference here — an actual cast member is sick — but not even that can stop the ‘Housewives’ train.

BTW, Shannon has to test negative twice before rejoining the group — for now, we’re told she’s filming from her phone at home when she feels up to it, but isn’t doing any in-person, on-camera work at the moment.

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