This year’s Miss World rivalry, booked to occur Thursday in Puerto Rico, has been delayed because individuals connected to the occasion including 23 of the 97 hopefuls tried positive for Covid-19.
In a report released hours before the spectacle was due to commence, organizers declared that they were rescheduling the televised climax, mentioning the “health and safety welfare of contestants, staff, crew and the general public.”
Meliza Marzán, an epidemiologist, briefed reporters there were 38 positive cases associated with Miss World: 15 body of employees and 23 contestants.
She revealed that competition organizers chose to postpone.
Miss World Indonesia, Pricilia Carla Yulesa also confirmed reports that she had tested positive for the virus, writing on her Instagram accounts that she was “currently in recovery” and “feeling much better physically and mentally.”
Malaysia’s reps even proved that their contestant, Lavanya Sivaji, was among those who tested positive.
In a statement publicized online on Thursday, the Miss World Malaysia association said that Sivaji was in isolation but “clinically okay.”
The Miss World Organization noted that the 70th finale might be rearranged and held in the next 90 days.