AUS Open 2021: 72 tennis players have been given a carrentine, corona positive case found on chartered flight

New difficulties have arisen before the Australian Open 2021 begins. A total of 72 tennis players have been ordered to stay in quarantine after a case of coronary infection was discovered on a chartered flight. Under this, he will be completely shut down in his hotel rooms for 14 days and he will not be allowed to practice. This has been confirmed by the Australian Open Operator. The tournament will begin on February 8 and the final will be on February 21.

Australia tightens its Corona protocol after four positive cases

According to the organizers, the corona was found to be positive on the flight even if a person was not on the player team. Now all 58 passengers, including 25 players, will not be able to get out of their hotel rooms for 14 days. Prior to that, 47 players, including Grand Slam winners, were already in tight quarters. These were on flights from Los Angeles and Abu Dhabi, with positive cases reported. The players objected to the strict protocol, but health officials said everyone was already warned about the risks. There is a chance of a severe penalty for breaking the protocol.

The bad news before the AUS Open begins, is that both players are Corona positive

Earlier, three positive cases had been announced on Saturday, with Victoria’s Kovid-19 quarantine commissioner Emma Kaser speaking at a press conference on Sunday. So far no players have been found to be positive. A crew, coach and a member of the TV broadcaster have been positive on the flight to Los Angeles. Another case is about the positive arrival of a coach on a flight from Abu Dhabi.


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