BELGRADE, Serbia — Novak Djokovic and his spouse have examined adverse for the coronavirus, his media group mentioned Thursday, 10 days after saying that the couple had contracted the illness.
The highest-ranked tennis participant examined constructive for the virus after taking part in in an exhibition sequence he organized in Serbia and Croatia amid the pandemic. No social distancing was noticed on the matches in Belgrade and Zadar, Croatia.
“Novak Djokovic and his spouse Jelena are adverse for COVID-19. That was proven by the outcomes of the PCR checks that each had in Belgrade,” his media group mentioned in an announcement.
Each Djokovic and his spouse had no signs and have been in self-isolation within the Serbian capital since testing constructive, the assertion mentioned.
The information comes amid a brand new spike of coronavirus instances in Serbia and the reintroduction of some restrictive measures, similar to obligatory carrying of masks and social distancing.
Djokovic was the fourth participant to contract the virus after taking part within the matches in Belgrade and Zadar. The others have been three-time Grand Slam semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki.
Djokovic’s coach, Goran Ivanisevic, has additionally mentioned he has the virus.