Djokovic has not commented on the deserves of his case and his household declined to ask particular questions on his actions on Monday when his brother Djordje declared on the press convention in Serbia that “reality and justice got here to mild” when Novak Djokovic launched from custody with visa restored.
Djokovic’s agent and spokesman didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon Tuesday.
Nevertheless, the confusion over Djokovic’s check outcome solely raised questions on his habits on the day of the check and the next week.
If Djokovic examined optimistic on December 16, his actions within the days that adopted – when he ought to have been isolating – might have endangered the well being and security of dozens of individuals. On the day of his check and the 2 subsequent ones, for instance, Djokovic’s personal social media postings and simultaneous accounts present that, even after a optimistic check outcome, he seems repeatedly and not using a masks at public occasions and within the neighborhood of youngsters and strangers.
What did Djokovic say?
So as to receive a visa to enter Australia, Djokovic and his legal professionals submitted paperwork stating that he had examined optimistic for the coronavirus on December 16. He cited this optimistic discovering when he was interviewed by officers from the Australian Border Police upon his arrival in Melbourne.
Djokovic offered the check outcome from December 16 “unsolicited”, mentioned the Australians in a courtroom file. A transcript of his interview that was taped contained the next trade:
INTERVIEWER: Thanks. Have you ever ever had COVID?
INTERVIEWER: When did you try this?
DJOKOVIC: I had COVID twice, I had COVID in June 2020 and I had COVID just lately in – I examined optimistic – PCR – December 16, 2021.
INTERVIEWER: Thanks. Sorry what was the date? December 16?
DJOKOVIC: December 16, 2021, I even have the paperwork to verify that I can present them if requested – solely as –
INTERVIEWER: Thanks. I am simply making a photocopy of those paperwork –
The data additionally embrace the time of the check, which was collected round 1 p.m. on December 16 and a optimistic outcome was returned seven hours later.