Sylvain Bruneau stated he had examined adverse inside 72 hours of the flight’s departure from the Gulf.© Twitter
Sylvain Bruneau, the coach of 2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu, stated on Saturday he examined optimistic for Covid-19 after arriving for the Australian Open, a outcome which despatched 23 gamers right into a two-week lodge lockdown. In all, 47 gamers have been barred from practising in Melbourne after it was revealed that passengers on two constitution flights — one from Abu Dhabi and one from Los Angeles — examined optimistic. “I am deeply sorry to share that I have just tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival after travelling from Abu Dhabi,” Bruneau wrote in a media assertion.
From coach Sylvain Bruneau concerning his optimistic COVID-19 take a look at in Australia: pic.twitter.com/vKUKzMPQDB
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“I am extremely saddened and sorry for the consequences now on everyone’s shoulders sharing my flight. The rest of my team is negative and I sincerely hope that any further disruption is kept to a minimum.”
Bruneau stated that he had examined adverse inside 72 hours of the flight’s departure from the Gulf and “felt perfectly fine when I boarded.”
He insisted he had adopted all of the protocols whereas within the Middle East.
“I have no idea how I might have contracted this virus.”
The 47 gamers is not going to now be allowed out to practise and prepare for the 5 hours every day agreed to as a part of their build-up to the opening main of the yr, Tennis Australia stated.
The Australian Open is because of begin on February eight after being moved from its ordinary January slot.
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