World Women’s Championship broadcast coverage cancellation extended
After further testing of the broadcast staff covering the World Women’s Curling Championship, the number of positive COVID-19 cases within the group has increased to seven.
The broadcast staff remain in isolation in their hotel and are awaiting results from further testing, including testing for variants of concern.
With this latest information, all broadcasting for Tuesday (4 May) and the 09:00 session on Wednesday (5 May) will now be cancelled.
Updates on broadcasting from the afternoon session on Wednesday onwards will be provided once more information becomes available from the investigation.
The World Curling Federation and Curling Canada continue to follow the robust health and safety protocols put in place with the guidance of the federal, provincial and local public health officials.
The health and safety of our athletes, officials, staff and the community at large are always our primary concern. We will continue to follow those safety protocols with the utmost care as we move forward.
With respect for the privacy of the impacted individuals, no additional information will be shared at this time.