Australia Open 2021 organisers bought a impolite shock on Saturday as three folks examined constructive for corona virus on two constitution flights which have been ferrying the gamers and coaches from Los Angeles and Abu Dhabi to Melbourne for the season-opening Grand Slam match.
15 constitution flights have been organised to carry 1200 gamers, coaches, and officers to Melbourne for the Australia Open 2021; at Melbourne Park beginning February 8. A member of the flight’s crew coming in from Los Angeles; and an worker working for the Australian Open examined constructive for COVID-19. The 24 gamers who have been onboard the plane have been put into self-isolation; of their resort rooms in Melbourne, consequently.
One other flight from Abu Dhabi noticed a non-player passenger check constructive for the virus, prompting the organisers; to usher 23 gamers into resort quarantine.
The remoted gamers will be unable to go away their resort rooms for 14 days; till they’re medically cleared. Different gamers may also need to quarantine for 14 days however might be allowed to coach beneath strict situations and with supervision for as much as 5 hours a day.
Victoria State’s well being departments stated in an announcement that “An aircrew member and Australian open contributors who will not be a participant have been transferred to a well being resort following constructive check outcomes for COVID-19. All remaining 66 passengers on the flight have been decided to be shut contacts. Any gamers and assist folks will be unable to go away quarantine to attend coaching. The remaining flight crew all examined adverse and have been permitted to fly out with out passengers on to their dwelling port.”
Kei Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up who examined adverse for COVID-19 after having two constructive exams, and 2-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka have been reported by native media to be amongst group of gamers who arrived on the flight from LAX.
That is the second huge jolt suffered by the match officers after the information Andy. Murray testing constructive for COVID-19 was confirmed earlier this week.