Emotions run high as The Block's Scott Cam and the contestants find out the COVID pandemic

8733127 'You really need to be with your children': The Block is set to finally air the episodes that shows the contestants finding out the COVID pandemic back in March, and the fate of the competition

‘You really need to be with your children’: The Block contestants break down in tears as they find out the COVID pandemic from Scott Cam in emotionally charged promo

The Block is set to finally air the episodes that shows the contestants finding out the COVID pandemic back in March, and the fate of the competition.

In the trailer for Tuesday’s emotionally-charged episode. worksite foremen Keith Schleiger and Dan Reilly, and host Scott Cam gather in a bedroom to watch Prime Minister Scott Morrison address the nation in a press conference.

‘This thing is getting fair dinkum,’ Cam says in a voiceover. 

8733127 'You really need to be with your children': The Block is set to finally air the episodes that shows the contestants finding out the COVID pandemic back in March, and the fate of the competition

8733127 ‘You really need to be with your children’: The Block is set to finally air the episodes that shows the contestants finding out the COVID pandemic back in March, and the fate of the competition

As the PM tells the nation that life in Australia will have to dramatically change because of the pandemic, Scott appears tense as he folds his arms.

Meanwhile, the other contestants look concerned and anxious as the news unfolds.

The trailer cuts to an outdoor meeting with all the contestants and trades people on site.  

‘You really need to be with your children,’ Scott says, as a montage shows several of the the contestants crying. 

Game changing news: In the trailer for Tuesday's emotionally-charged episode. worksite foremen Keith Schleiger and Dan Reilly, and host Scott Cam gather in a bedroom to watch Prime Minister Scott Morrison address the nation in a press conference

Game changing news: In the trailer for Tuesday’s emotionally-charged episode. worksite foremen Keith Schleiger and Dan Reilly, and host Scott Cam gather in a bedroom to watch Prime Minister Scott Morrison address the nation in a press conference

'It sets off every emotion': The trailer cuts to an outdoor meeting with all the contestants and trades people on site

‘It sets off every emotion’: The trailer cuts to an outdoor meeting with all the contestants and trades people on site

‘It sets off every emotion,’ one of the show’s stars says.

Melbourne-based contestant Harry Pavlou even begins observing social-distancing rules, telling tradies arriving on site: ‘You guys can’t come in.’  

Meanwhile Jade Joyce, from South Australia, looks overcome with emotion as her husband Daniel says: ‘I won’t be staying, I’ll walk home if I have to.’

Tough news: 'You really need to be with your children,' Scott says to the contestants and trades people on site in an outdoor meeting

Tough news: ‘You really need to be with your children,’ Scott says to the contestants and trades people on site in an outdoor meeting

Going home: Jade Joyce, from South Australia, looks overcome with emotion as her husband Daniel says: 'I won't be staying, I'll walk home if I have to'

Going home: Jade Joyce, from South Australia, looks overcome with emotion as her husband Daniel says: ‘I won’t be staying, I’ll walk home if I have to’

Production was brought to a grinding halt in March as a result of COVID-19.

The cast and crew returned to the site in May with extra precautions on set, including a full-time nurse, regular temperature checks, flu shots and hand sanitiser stations.

Fortunately, they managed to complete the homes and finish filming before Melbourne’s second lockdown in July.

The Block continues at 7.30pm on Channel Nine 

Production was brought to a grinding halt in March as a result of COVID-19. The cast and crew returned to the site in May with extra precautions on set, including a full-time nurse, regular temperature checks, flu shots and hand sanitiser stations. teams on The Block

Production was brought to a grinding halt in March as a result of COVID-19. The cast and crew returned to the site in May with extra precautions on set, including a full-time nurse, regular temperature checks, flu shots and hand sanitiser stations. teams on The Block 

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