Novak Djokovic Tests Positive for Coronavirus While on Controversial Adria Tour

Novak Djokovic Tests Positive for Coronavirus While on Controversial Adria Tour

The Coronavirus is not seemed to gooing anywhere soon. It has spread all over the world and everything seems stopped due to this deadly virus. Yesterday, Novak Djokovic and his wife have been tested positive for the Coronavirus. The world number 1 Tennis player has confirmed this on social media.

He was one of the eight players participating in the Adria tour in Croatia, which was started earlier this month. Everything was going pretty well until the officials and doctors found out that Grigor Dimitrov (one of the players) had been tested positive for the Coronavirus. After hearing this, the event was called off and the people in the Balkans went to their homes. He was supposed to play the final against Novak.

Later on, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki, who was participating in the tournament, also got positive results. Thereafter, Novak with his family decided to go back to Serbia. But after checking and testing, doctors found out that he and his wife, Jelena, both are tested positive. However, their kids’ results are negative as of now. Djokovic is in shock because he said that he is not suffering from any kind of fever, and even his body is not showing any symptoms related to the Coronavirus.

Ignoring Social Distancing norms at the Tour results in Positive COVID-19 Result

The 17-time Grand Slam winner also stated that he will be in self-quarantine for 14 days and will regularly get checked by a doctor every 5 days. According to the resources, social distancing measures were not taken seriously at the tournament. There were hundreds of people gathered around. Even in one photograph of the participants, everyone was standing too close with one another forgetting about the social distancing.

According to the statements given by him, he told that the tour was organized to raise funds for the needy people. The team organized everything with a pure heart and without any bad intentions. He also concluded by saying that as other tournaments are at hold due to the Corona pandemic, this was organized to boost the confidence of Southeastern Europe players and to unite and share a peaceful message to the people from all over the world.

Djokovic has been a popular figure in the sport with best wishes to his approach to COVID-19 precautions. The final match between Djokovic and Andrey Rublev was canceled when Grigor Dimitrov approved positive for Coronavirus.