The 88-year-old soap star said older members of the cast will not be able to return to the set when filming resumes.
The ITV soaps aim to include scenes highlighting the steps viewers can take to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Alya takes drastic action to stop Yasmeen leaving with Geoff while Gemma has a close call with the babies.
He'll go off the rails when wife Shona returns to the cobbles and demands a divorce.
She will be bowing out of the role of Bethany Platt after five years on the cobbles.
The actor, who once had a small role on the soap as a non-speaking extra, thinks the show is 'good' but has critiqued some changes.
The hairdresser fears for her safety when her furious ex locks her in a car and drives her away from the cobbles.