Positive corona test: Can Gigi Birofio move into the jungle camp?

Updated on 01/08/2023 11:19 am

  • Bad news for Gigi Birofio: The prospective jungle camper tested positive for the corona virus.
  • This was announced by the broadcaster RTL.
  • Whether Birofio could move into the camp is “unfortunately still unclear”.

More news about the jungle camp

Is for trash TV macho Luigi “gigi“Birofio’s jungle camp adventure was over before it could even start? As the broadcaster RTL has now announced, a PCR test on site in Australia was positive for the 23-year-old. Birofio is therefore currently in self-isolation and is receiving medical care. A corresponding test before departure to Down Under was still negative – the condition for all participants to be allowed to leave or enter the country at all.

In a short video, the 23-year-old expresses himself about his predicament and quarrels with his fate: “Very bad news: I’m just Corona positive! I don’t understand why – I’m actually doing great. But I have no idea who The test was now positive. It’s a shame, I was really happy, how unlucky can you be?” In other Instagram stories, he proves to his followers that he feels in great shape with a handstand in his hotel room. “If I had Corona, could I?” He writes about the clip. He also reveals that the production company sent him a PlayStation 4 to keep him bored. “You are the best. Quarantine can begin,” explains Birofio.

Lucas Cordalis: Second attempt after corona infection last year

The eleven other candidates are all negative, RTL said. Whether Birofio punctually for the start of the 16th season of “I’m a star – get me out of here!” According to the broadcaster, it is “unfortunately still unclear at the moment”. Likewise, whether he can still participate at all. It happened about last year Lucas Cordalis like Birofio: Shortly before the start of the show he fell ill with Corona, in the end he could no longer take part and had to travel home.

Cordalis is now allowed to make his second attempt in the new season. He is one of the celebrities who venture into the jungle from January 13 (9:30 p.m., RTL and RTL +). Also present are: DSDS singer Cosimo Citiolo, influencer Jolina Mennen, radio presenter Verena Kerth, actress Jana Pallaske, designer Claudia Effenberg, top model Papis Loveday, ex-Bachelor candidate Cecilia Asoro, model Tessa Bergmeier, musician Markus Mörl and actor Martin Semmelrogge . In the case of the latter, the arrival was delayed for “production-related reasons”.
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