Bulgarian tennis player, Dimitrov, confirmed that he has been tested positive for Covid-19.
Dimitrov announced on Sunday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to the cancellation of an exhibition event in Croatia where top-ranked Novak Djokovic was scheduled to play.
Dimitrov, ranked No. 19 and a three-time Grand Slam semifinalist, is the highest-profile player to contract the virus and the announcement on his Instagram page comes at the end of a week when the US Open said it would go ahead.
His announcement came the day after he participated in an exhibition in Croatia alongside world No. 1 Novak Djokovic and other top players and a week after he competed and socialized with them in Serbia.
The world No.19 Bulgarian tennis player, is the highest profile player to contract the virus .
Dimitrov who made the announcement on his Instagram page said:
“I want to reach out and let my fans and friends know that I tested positive back in Monaco for Covid-19,”
“I want to make sure anyone who has been in contact with me during these past days gets tested and takes the necessary precautions.
“I am so sorry for any harm I might have caused. I am back home now and recovering.
“Thanks for your support and please stay safe and healthy.”