CANBERRA (Dispatches) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has told tennis players in quarantine ahead of the Australian Open to "follow the rules.”
The Department of Health and Human Services in the state of Victoria, where the Australian Open will be held from Feb 8 to 21, on Tuesday morning reported four new cases in hotel quarantine.
Tennis stars including world number one and eight-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic have reportedly expressed their opinions towards strict quarantine arrangements ahead of the Grand Slam event.
2 Tennis Players Test Positive
Meanwhile, two tennis players are among a group of seven involved in the Australian Open to test positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Melbourne, health authorities in the state of Victoria said Tuesday.
Some tennis stars including the men’s world No. 1, Novak Djokovic, had been demanding authorities ease strict coronavirus quarantine rules for players ahead of the tournament’s start on Feb. 8.