Mission Impossible 7 star Hayley Atwell is seen out jogging in Venice as ...

Mission Impossible 7 star Hayley Atwell was seen out jogging in Venice on Thursday, days after filming was again halted due to COVID-19.

The Agent Carter actress, 38, who is starring opposite the movie's leading man Tom Cruise, cut a low-key figure as she zipped through the streets in the wake of reports that 12 people on-set have tested positive for the virus.  

At the end of last week, it was claimed the movie could be hit by further delays due to fears over a COVID-19 outbreak on set in Venice. 

On the job: Mission Impossible 7 star Hayley Atwell was seen out jogging in Venice on Thursday, days after filming was again halted due to COVID-19

On the job: Mission Impossible 7 star Hayley Atwell was seen out jogging in Venice on Thursday, days after filming was again halted due to COVID-19

Health chiefs are said to be tracing the contacts of those who tested positive after filming was suspended, dashing hopes it was an isolated case. 

It is yet another blow for the action movie franchise after filming was suspended earlier this year during the first European wave of coronavirus when cases rose sharply in

According to a report in The Sun on Friday, 150 extras for Mission Impossible 7 were informed that they were not to come in to shoot scenes that were on the filming schedule for Thursday evening.

While no official reason was given for the sudden decision, it was claimed a coronavirus test had come back positive from the production so filming needed to be suspended temporarily.

Concerns: At the end of last week, it was claimed the movie could be hit by further delays due to fears over a COVID-19 outbreak on set in Venice (Hayley and Tom Cruise, pictured filming in Rome earlier this month)

Concerns: At the end of last week, it was claimed the movie could be hit by further delays due to fears over a COVID-19 outbreak on set in Venice (Hayley and Tom Cruise, pictured filming in earlier this month)

Running away: The Agent Carter actress, 38, cut a low-key figure as she zipped through the streets in the wake of reports that 12 people on-set have tested positive for the virus

Running away: The Agent Carter actress, 38, cut a low-key figure as she zipped through the streets in the wake of reports that 12 people on-set have tested positive for the virus

A source speaking to the publication claimed: 'There are about 150 extras involved in the filming and late on Thursday they were all told not to turn up for work and they would be notified when they would be allowed back on set. 

'No official reason has been given but it's feared it's down to COVID and this will be the second time the production has been hit because of the virus.'

Crew also urged members of the public to remain socially distanced from one another while waiting to see the stars, while Tom and director Christopher McQuarrie are also said to have made the request.

On Monday, The Sun

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