PARIS (AP) — France is tightening its vaccination guidelines in a method that would put Novak Djokovic susceptible to lacking the French Open.
Beginning Feb. 15, anybody who will not be vaccinated in opposition to the coronavirus might want to present proof they examined optimistic for COVID-19 throughout the earlier 4 months — down from the present six-month window — with the intention to enter sports activities venues in France.
The French regulation is central to the federal government’s plan for tackling the virus and goals to bar unvaccinated people from stadiums, eating places, bars and different public locations.
Djokovic, who will not be vaccinated, mentioned he examined optimistic in mid-December. Underneath the present guidelines with a six-month window, he may play within the French Open, which begins Could 22. But when the brand new necessities keep in pressure till then, they’re prone to rule him out until he will get vaccinated or checks optimistic once more on the proper time.