Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena test positive to deadly coronavirus

Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena test positive to deadly coronavirus

- Novak Djokovic has come out to announce that he has tested positive for coronavirus along with his wife Jelena

- The World No.1 tennis star organized a tournament in Serbia and Croatia as three other stars contracted the disease

- Pictures taken during the tournament revealed that social distancing rules were not observed

Novak Djokovic and wife, Jelena, announce they have both tested positive for the deadly coronavirus disease after participating in tennis tournaments in Serbia and Croatia.

The 33-year-old joins the likes of Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki who have all been confirmed to carry the disease after playing at Djokovic's Adria Tour competition.

The Adria Tour was one of the first competitions to be staged since then all tennis competitions were banned due to the global pandemic.

Novak Djokovic, wife, Jelena test positive to deadly coronavirus

Novak Djokovic, wife, Jelena test positive to deadly coronavirus. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The first leg of the tournament in Serbia saw 4,000 fans come out to support their stars and players were later pictured breaking social distancing rules at a night club in Belgrade.

Players did not comply with the social distancing rules in the second leg of the tournament.

Dimitrov who was among players that tested positive to the virus was playing basketball with Djokovic, Alexander Zverev and Marin Cilic, while he also put his arm around Coric before their match.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the EFL have recorded eight positive results from coronavirus testing after a total of 2213 tests were carried out on players in the Championships.

The reports further revealed that all of the eight positive cases recorded were from six different clubs with three left to resume the Championship season.

Brentford confirmed that one of their staff contracted the disease as they look to restart their campaign against Fulham at the weekend.

Legit.ng also reported that Marcus Rashford is set to feed 3 million people who are in need in Manchester amid the global pandemic.

The Manchester United striker has vouched to feed more families as the days go by during the lockdown period.

The England international in the past month raised funds to feed 2 million people and has now reached another milestone, adding another million to it.

Supporters heaped praises on the 21-year-old for his kind gesture, calling him an absolute brilliant human with the heart of gold.

Rashford explained that he also benefitted from a free feeding program while he was growing and he took it upon himself to replicate the kindness to the needy.

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