Dancing With the Stars Eliminates Its First Celeb Amid Cheryl Burke's COVID-19 Diagnosis

Cheryl Burke Drops MAJOR Hints About New "DWTS" Season

Dancing With the Stars is just now reaching its first elimination, and there has already been plenty of tension and drama to go around.

On Monday, Sept. 27, the ABC competition series aired its second episode of season 30, which saw Karate Kid and Cobra Kai standout Martin Kove, along with dance partner Britt Stewart, head home as the first pair booted from the ballroom. Martin had joined Christine Chiu as the bottom two performers.

Also providing an unexpected twist this week was Cheryl Burke announcing her COVID-19 diagnosis on Sunday, Sept. 26, the day before the episode taped. Luckily, she and partner Cody Rigsby were still able to compete, as the judges evaluated the couple's rehearsal, which had been recorded prior to Cheryl testing positive. 

Judges were a bit mixed on the salsa, as Derek Hough called it "really, really good," albeit "a little out of sync," while Carrie Ann Inaba deemed it "a little lackluster." 

As for her health, Cheryl said she was "feeling OK" and was "proud of Cody." She added, "I just hope to be back soon in the ballroom."

Read on to see everyone's scores from the first two weeks. Dancing With the Stars airs Mondays at 8 p.m. on ABC. 

JoJo Siwa & Jenna Johnson Chmerkovskiy

Week 1: 29
Week 2: 31

Total: 60 out of 80

Amanda Kloots & Alan Bersten

Week 1: 28
Week 2: 32

Total: 60 out of 80

Melanie C & Gleb Savchenko

Week 1: 27 points
Week 2: 30 points

Total: 57 out of 80

Suni Lee & Sasha Farber

Week 1: 28
Week 2: 28

Total: 56 out of 80

Melora Hardin & Artem Chigvintsev

Week 1: 26
Week 2: 27

Total: 53 out of 80

Olivia Jade & Val Chmerkovskiy

Week 1: 24
Week 2: 27

Total: 52

Kenya Moore & Brandon Armstrong

Week 1: 26
Week 2: 24

Total: 50 out of 80

The Miz & Witney Carson

Week 1: 24 points
Week 2: 26 points

Total: 50 out of 80

Christine Chiu & Pasha Pashkov

Week 1: 25
Week 2: 24

Total: 49 out of 80

Jimmie Allen & Emma Slater

Week 1: 22
Week 2: 27

Total: 49 out of 80

Cody Rigsby & Cheryl Burke

Week 1: 24
Week 2: 24

Total: 48 out of 80

Brian Austin Green & Sharna Burgess

Week 1: 24
Week 2: 23

Total: 47 out of 80

Matt James & Lindsay Arnold

Week 1: 24
Week 2: 22

Total: 46 out of 80

Iman Shumpert & Daniella Karagach

Week 1: 21
Week 2: 25

Total: 46 out of 80

Martin Kove & Britt Stewart

Week 1: 13
Week 2: 15

Total: 28 out of 80

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