L’UER a annoncé cet après-midi qu’un membre de la délégation polonaise a été détecté positif au Covid.
Le chanteur Rafał Brzozowski et les autres membres de la délégation vont être testés et ont d’ors et déjà été placés en quarantaine.
Ils seront absents de la cérémonie d’ouverture de dimanche.
S’ils venaient à ne pas être en mesure de se produire sur scène la semaine prochaine, leur « LIVE ON TAPE » sera utilisé.
STATEMENT FROM EBU
During a routine test upon arrival at the Eurovision Song Contest arena on Saturday 15 May, a member of the Polish delegation tested positive for COVID-19.
They had last been at the venue on Thursday when the whole delegation were in possession of a negative COVID-19 test.In accordance with our health and safety protocol this person has now gone into isolation.As a precautionary measure in the run up to show week the other members of their delegation will now undergo a PCR test and go into quarantine.
As a result of this, the Polish delegation will not attend the Turquoise Carpet event in person on Sunday 16 May.We will have further updates in due course and send our best wishes to the whole delegation.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2021 is taking place this year with the full support and assistance of the Dutch authorities. Our primary objective is to produce a fully COVID 19 safe event, and the health and welfare of all those taking part, working at the event or in the audience is our most important priority.A range of strict measures, including isolation, social distancing and regular testing have been imposed on everyone on the advice of health professionals to ensure everyone’s safety.We are deeply grateful for the support of the authorities in this, and to all the delegations, crew, venue staff and contractors for their willing co-operation to make sure the Contest can take place.
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