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Djokovic Admits Doing Photo Shoot With Covid, Paperwork Error

  • Says he went to newspaper interview while knowingly infectious
  • Blames administrative error for incorrect travel declaration
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Novak Djokovic on Wednesday admitted that he attended a newspaper interview and photo shoot when he knew he was infectious with Covid-19 and blamed “human error” for an incorrect travel declaration. 

“I want to address the continuing misinformation about my activities and attendance at events in December ... particularly in the interest of alleviating broader concern in the community about my presence in Australia,” the men’s world tennis no. 1 said in a statement posted on Instagram.