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Tennis player Pervolarakis tests positive on arrival in South Africa after leaving Australia

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However, Tennis Australia said Pervolarakis did not fly out of Terminal 4, which is the affected part of the airport.

The entirety of Terminal 4 between 4.45am and 2pm on February 9 has been declared a tier one coronavirus exposure site by Victoria’s health department. Anyone there at that time has to get a test and isolate for 14 days.

The ATP Cup was held at Melbourne Park, with the Greek player photographed shaking hands with spectators following a match against Spain. Pervolarakis’ movements after his last matches within Victoria are unknown.

“Hi everyone. After a 24 hour+ travel day from Australia to South Africa I have been diagnosed positive to COVID-19,” he wrote on Instagram.

“I am completely asymptomatic at the moment and will have to quarantine in an isolation facility in Potchefstroom.

Michail Pervolarakis of Greece during an ATP Tour match against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain on February 5.

Michail Pervolarakis of Greece during an ATP Tour match against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain on February 5. Credit:Getty

“I am not a person that complains but I feel that I need to express my disappointment at the conditions we are in.”

He stopped in Doha en route to South Africa.

In a later post, the player wrote: “Just to clarify a few things … got tested negative in Melbourne before leaving and the nurse said that I most likely got it on the plane or on my stop in Doha.”

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