O1 Visa APPROVED by USCIS but received white 221(g) form at US embassy in the UK. Should I be worried?

On August 12th 2021 I received my official approval notice (I-797) from USCIS stating that my O1 artist visa application had been approved. October 20th 2021 I had my appointment at the US embassy in London to actually have the visa issued, but was instead given a white 221(g) form stating that further “administrative processing” is required, and no further information is required at this time. They kept hold of my DS-160, I-797, and future work memos; but returned my passport to me. There is no official time frame, but I have been told that it could be resolved quickly (a few weeks), or longer but no specific time frame. It’s only been 5 working days since the interview, but I am very on edge as I have no idea what the issue could be, except possibly a background check flagged from the time I lived in the Middle East. I would love to get anyone’s opinion on this and hopefully any information that can calm my nerves. Should I be worried about a denial based on my initial case despite the fact it was already approved? Thank you! Keep your fingers crossed for me!

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