The problems do not stop Novak Djokovic. Your situation may get complicated again in the next few hours after the latest information that appears about the case. Contradictions appear in the documentation with which you traveled to Australia and in the oceanic country false information is investigated in the tennis player’s statement to defend himself from the revocation of his visa.
Australian authorities are investigating whether Djokovic lied upon entering Australia when he assured that he had not visited any third country in the previous two weeks, which could lead to his visa being canceled again, according to government sources cited by local media. In addition, the QR of its positive PCR raises suspicions.
Djokovic obtained permission from an Australian court on Monday to stay in the country despite not being vaccinated against Covid-19 after appealing the revocation of his visa, although the Australian Government continues to have the power to expel him from the country.
A federal government source confirmed to the newspaper on Tuesday The Sydney Morning Herald that the travel declaration that the athlete sent to request the entry visa is being examined thanks to a medical exemption for not having been vaccinated against Covid-19.
According to the document, Djokovic checked the box ‘no’ in the question of whether he had made a trip during the 14 days prior to arrival in the country, which took place almost at midnight last Wednesday on a flight that departed from Spain and made stopover in Dubai.
The tennis player, who according to his provided medical documents was infected with Covid-19 on December 16, spent Christmas in Belgrade according to photos published on social media, before moving to Spain, to Marbella, where he trained with the public and from where he boarded a plane on January 4 with traffic in Dubai and final destination in the Australian city.
Djokovic assured the officials – according to the source, which was the Australian tennis federation, organizers of the Australian Open, who filled out the aforementioned document. A false statement is considered a “serious offense” under Australian law and can carry a maximum penalty of up to twelve months in jail.
The QR of your positive
The Australian authorities continue to investigate the documentation presented by the Serbian to enter the country and the QR has raised suspicions of the report of his positive for Covid, which in theory occurred on December 16. The mirror Y New York Times They publish that, at first, when scanning the QR of the report, a negative result appeared. This would have changed in the last hours, with only the positive result appearing.
Djokovic’s positive continues to raise doubts. Nothing that surrounds this PCR seems clear, such as the tennis player’s movements in the days after confirming his contagion, being seen at acts and on the streets of Belgrade and then leaving for Marbella, where he trained with the presence of the public before undertaking his journey to Australia.
At the family’s press conference, Djorde Djokovic said that the test in which his son was positive was public and “all legal documents”. But it remained in the air why Nole attended a ceremony the day after his positive, on the 17th, since the tennis player’s family ended the conference without answering that question.
The decision, this Wednesday
Upon his arrival in Australia, immigration authorities detained the 34-year-old tennis player, canceled his visa and sent him to a hotel where he remained in isolation until Monday, considering insufficient evidence to obtain a medical exemption from vaccination.
The tennis player’s lawyers appealed the decision to a Melbourne court that agreed with the Serbian athlete, who yesterday was able to train freely to prepare for the Australian Open.
Despite the court victory, Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke could also use his power to revoke Djokovic’s visa and expel him from the country. Hawke is expected to speak on Wednesday, January 12.
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