Entertainment TV Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 11 Filming Suspended Due to COVID Concerns The shutdown comes two weeks after The Real Housewives of Atlanta production was paused due to a positive COVID test By Benjamin VanHoose Published on November 26, 2020 10:54 AM Share Tweet Pin Email The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Photo: John Tsiavis/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has halted production due to COVID-19 concerns, PEOPLE has confirmed. A source close to the reality show tells PEOPLE that the production was temporarily suspended and the team behind the scenes are following proper health and safety protocols. RHOBH is working on filming season 11, which is expected to air on Bravo in 2021. The new season's cast includes returning stars Lisa Rinna, Dorit Kemsley, Kyle Richards, Erika Jayne, Garcelle Beauvais and Sutton Stracke, as well as new additions Crystal Kung Minkoff and Kathy Hilton. Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and Denise Richards both left the show after the season 10 finale. Teddi, 39, announced in September that after three seasons on the show, her contract had not been renewed. She joined the cast for season 8, which premiered in 2017. Also in September, a rep for Denise, 49, confirmed to PEOPLE that she would be leaving RHOBH after two seasons. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Earlier this month The Real Housewives of Atlanta paused filming after a member of the production team tested positive for COVID-19. "The set follows rigorous COVID-19 safety protocols including contract tracing," a source close to production told PEOPLE at the time. "Out of an abundance of caution, production is shutting down for two weeks." RHOA is currently filming season 13 of the Bravo series. The new season will feature returning Housewives Kandi Burruss, Cynthia Bailey, Kenya Moore and Porsha Williams, along with newcomer Drew Sidora. RELATED VIDEO: Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Crystal Kung Minkoff Joins Season 11 Cast Kyle Richards Says New RHOBH Cast Member Crystal Kung Minkoff Is Going to Be 'Good for the Show' The series is now one of many that have had to pause production in recent months after a crew or cast member tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Earlier this month, Family Karma paused filming due to a positive COVID test, and The Real Housewives of New York City partially suspended production in October after a crew member contracted the viral illness. Due to the airborne transmission of COVID-19 and case spikes across the country, the CDC advises against indoor gatherings of large groups and recommends six feet of distance and face coverings at all times. As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from the WHO and local public health departments. PEOPLE has partnered with GoFundMe to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, a GoFundMe.org fundraiser to support everything from frontline responders to families in need, as well as organizations helping communities. For more information or to donate, click here.