Players and support staff at the Australian Open were forced into isolation on Wednesday after a hotel quarantine worker in Melbourne tested positive for COVID-19. In total, the players and support staff amounts to an estimated 600 people — all of whom will now have to isolate until that are able to receive a COVID-19 test, according to Reuters.
There were six warm-up events scheduled for Thursday at Melbourne Park, but they have been canceled. Organizers explained on Twitter that an updated schedule will be released on Friday.
Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews doesn’t expect the actual Australian Open