Australian Open: Covid-19 cases downgraded to eight

Positive Covid-19 cases linked to Australian Open downgraded to eight

Tennis player Novak Djokovic is seen on a balcony of the M Suites hotel where tennis players are undergoing mandatory quarantine in advance of the Australian Open to be played in Melbourne, in Adelaide, Australia. Credit: Reuters File Photo

The number of positive Covid-19 tests linked to the Australian Open has been downgraded to eight after authorities reclassified one of the results as a previous infection, health officials said on Monday.

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"One case has been reclassified due to evidence of previous infection, meaning there is now a total of eight positive cases related to the AO cohort," Covid-19 Quarantine Victoria said in a statement.