The effect of the coronavirus was felt on the European Tour this week when Italian tour players Edoardo Molinari and Lorenzo Gagli were at first requested to pull back from the Oman Open on Wednesday, however then in this manner reestablished so as to participate in the competition, which jump-started at Al Mouj Golf Course in Muscat today [February 27].
Gagli’s, who displayed influenza like manifestations, was tried for the infection on Wednesday and told that the outcome would be accessible in two days and that he would need to hang tight in his lodging for an entire week compelled of the Omani Ministry of Health, constraining him to miss the competition and furthermore pull back from the following week’s Qatar Masters. Molinari, who was Gagli’s flatmate, was migrated to another space to self-isolate.
Prior today, the Omani Ministry of Health announced that Gagli’s test outcomes had returned negative, and the European Tour at that point took that choice that it was ok for the two players to be reestablished into the competition, and they started together at 1.30 pm nearby time.
Keith Pelley, Chief Executive of the European Tour stated: “This is a troublesome worldwide circumstance, one during which we will keep on following all rules given to us on preventive measures, and all choices will keep on being made in light of a legitimate concern for overall general wellbeing. We will likewise keep on working intimately with our own wellbeing specialists and neighborhood specialists to guarantee we have the most recent clinical and travel guides for every one of our competitions in light of the fact that the prosperity of our players, staff, and onlookers remains the European Tour’s outright need.”
Talking about the first request to pull back himself from the competition, Gagli stated: “It was a baffling choice. I showed up in Oman last Sunday, and throughout the most recent couple of days I’ve turned out in the rec center with many different players. I ate with them and went by transport with them. On the off chance that there was a danger of disease, at that point they would need to seclude many golf players and drop the entire competition, not simply prohibit two players.”