According to earlier reports, crew members of the film had contracted the virus, now as per the confirmed reports, the infected person was in fact Robert Pattinson himself.
Earlier, a report by Warner Bros. revealed that the production of Batman has been halted in the wake of Coronavirus pandemic.
“A member of The Batman production has tested positive for COVID-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols. Filming is temporarily paused,” the company said in its statement.
The Batman, which is slated to release in October 2021, had hit pause on the filming process in the UK a few days before this latest interruption.
The Batman was initially due for release in June 2021 but has been delayed to October 2021.
In the latest film, directed by Matt Reeves, Twilight star Pattinson follows in the footsteps of Christian Bale, Ben Affleck, Michael Keaton and George Clooney in playing the Gotham City superhero.
Pattinson, who also co-stars in the current cinema hit Tenet, has not commented on the reports yet.