Curling broadcast team members tested positive for COVID-19
Positive cases of COVID-19 were detected among broadcast staff at the Women’s World Curling Championship in the Calgary bubble, forcing the postponement of the 10 a.m. draw this morning.
No athlete or official was affected, the World Curling Federation announced this morning.
The entire broadcast team isolate themselves – they are housed in a different hotel from the athletes – while further testing and contact tracing takes place.
The venue, WinSport Arena, is undergoing a thorough cleaning and disinfection this morning, forcing matches to be postponed.
It is believed that no games will be televised today.
Team Canada – Kerri Einarson’s team from Gimli (1-3) – face the United States (2-2) in the 3 p.m. draw.