In case of Novak Djokovic (1st) keep talking. This time, according to the Australian media The Age, the oceanic country declared the Serb as “a risk to civil order and public health.”
As the aforementioned medium could find out, Immigration Minister Alex Hawke (who revoked the Belgrade native’s visa for the second time) describes Djokovic as a “high-profile unvaccinated individual” who has shown an “apparent disregard” for basic Covid-19 rules, such as self-isolating after a positive test.
Furthermore Hawke wrote that: “Given Mr. Djokovic’s high-profile status and his position as a role model in the sporting community and in general, his continued presence in Australia may foster a similar disregard for precautionary requirements following receiving a positive COVID-19 test. 19 in Australia. In particular, your behavior may encourage or influence others to emulate your past behavior and fail to comply with appropriate health measures following a positive COVID-19 test, which in itself could lead to disease transmission and risk serious for your health and that of others.
In addition, He also stated that the presence of Djokovic in Australia can generate disturbances: “It may lead to increased anti-vaccine sentiment generated in the Australian community, which could lead to increased civil unrest of the type previously experienced in Australia with rallies and protests that may themselves be a source of community transmission.”
But Hawk in turn said that the medical exemption with which the number one in the world entered Australia is totally valid. and you are at low risk of contracting the virus while in Australia and passing it on to others due to your recent infection.
On all these sayings of the minister, The Serb’s lawyer (Nicholas Wood), speaking during a preliminary hearing before Federal Circuit Court Judge Anthony Kelly, said Hawke’s reasons were “totally different” from those cited by border officials at Melbourne airport. when Djokovic’s visa was canceled for the first time and he was placed in immigration detention.
The truth is Novak Djokovic’s entire novel on Australian soil will come to an end in Federal Court in which the Serb and his lawyers will seek to stay in the country so that the number one in the world can play the first Grand Slam tournament of the 2022 season.