A participant set to take part within the Palermo Girls Open, which begins on Monday, has examined optimistic for Covid-19 however the occasion marking the return of the skilled tennis season will proceed as deliberate, the WTA mentioned on Saturday.
The WTA didn’t identify the participant however mentioned she had pulled out and all those that could have been in shut contact together with her have been being examined. Qualifying for the match went forward as deliberate on Saturday afternoon.
“A participant has examined optimistic for Covid-19 on the 31st Palermo Girls Open and has subsequently withdrawn from the match. The participant is asymptomatic,” the WTA mentioned in an announcement. “Following this info, the WTA, in coordination with the match an infection management officer and together with its medical advisors and infectious illness specialist from the Mayo Clinic, instantly put its Covid-19 response plan into motion. Any particular person who assessments optimistic will stay in isolation till cleared by a doctor and can obtain correct medical remedy.”
Organisers had mentioned two gamers examined optimistic for Covid-19 antibodies however returned detrimental outcomes once they underwent a polymerase chain response check.
A number of exhibition occasions have taken place globally because the sport was halted in early March because of the pandemic however the ladies’s match in Sicily would be the first throughout each the elite WTA and ATP excursions in 5 months.
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