San Juan (Web Desk): Miss World 2021 contest has been postponed after multiple people linked to the event -- including 23 of the 97 contestants -- tested positive for Covid-19.
Contestants including Malaysia’s Lavanya Sivaji, Miss World Indonesia Pricilia Carla Yules, Miss World India Manasa Varanasi and others have been tested positive for covid-19.
“Keeping in mind the rising Covid cases amongst the contestants, the Miss World Organisation has taken the decision to postpone the Miss World finale,” the organisation said in a statement.
“The finale will be rescheduled at Puerto Rico Coliseum Jose Miguel Agrelot within the next 90 days,” it read.
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The contestants and staff members are currently in quarantine and will only be able to return their home countries ‘once and only when are cleared by health officials and advisors.’