News on October 16th, Beijing time, regarding the US player Quirei's "fleeing" from Russia on a private jet with his wife and children who were also diagnosed after being tested positive for the new crown virus, the St. Petersburg Organizing Committee issued an official statement, which is compiled as follows:
According to the relevant ATP regulations and the health regulations of the competition, all participating players must pass the new crown virus test, and only if the result is negative are allowed to enter the arena for training and competition. The ATP requires a test every four days, starting from the day the player arrives. Querrey arrived in St. Petersburg on October 7. Both he and his wife tested negative. However, in the test on October 11, Querrey and his family all tested positive, and the results of the second test carried out immediately on the same day were the same.
According to the regulations of the ATP and the Russian Ministry of Health, the Russian authorities are responsible for supervising all public affairs, including sports events, and Quirei was asked to withdraw from the game and be isolated at the Four Seasons Hotel.
The Russian Ministry of Health recommends that the competition organizing committee, in addition to quarantine, also conduct a medical report on the health of Querei and his family.
According to the recommendations of the Ministry of Health, and to confirm the course of the disease after asymptomatic infection, the Querrey family should have moved from the hotel to a private apartment for isolation so that they would not feel uncomfortable and would not become the source of infection. A threat to other people. The organizing committee has prepared high-end apartments for this purpose.
According to the ATP rules, the organizing committee communicates with the players through the ATP Tour Manager. The organizing committee has taken all necessary measures to ensure the safety of players, ATP representatives and all staff. The assessment of Querei’s behavior is implemented by the ATP.
根据ATP规则，组委会通过ATP Tour Manager与球员进行沟通。组委会已采取一切必要措施，确保运动员，ATP代表和所有员工的安全。 ATP对Querei的行为进行评估。
We are very satisfied with the communication with the St. Petersburg Ministry of Health. This event will continue to be conducted in compliance with the regulations.