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Novak Djokovic tests COVID-19 positive

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 23 Jun 2020

London: Serbian Tennis icon and one of the major names in the world of sports-Novak Djokovic- on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19.

The Serbian player is the latest sports icon to test positive.

It comes after Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki all revealed they had coronavirus after playing at Djokovic's Adria Tour competition, reports BBC.

Djokovic, 33, played fellow Serb Troicki in the first event that was hosted in Belgrade.

  Immediately upon his arrival in Belgrade Novak was tested along with all members of the family and the team with whom he was in Belgrade and Zadar. He is not showing any symptoms, read the website of Novak Djokovic.


“The moment we arrived in Belgrade we went to be tested. My result is positive, just as Jelena’s, while the results of our children are negative," the Serbian Tennis player said.

"I am extremely sorry for each individual case of infection. I hope that it will not complicate anyone’s health situation and that everyone will be fine," he said.

"I will remain in self-isolation for the next 14 days, and repeat the test in five days," the player said.




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