Miss World 2021 contest due in Puerto Rico has been delayed because many contestants tested positive for Covid-19.

In an official statement extended on Thursday the organisers announced, “Keeping in mind the rising Covid cases amongst the contestants, the Miss World Organisation has taken the decision to postpone the Miss World finale.”

“The finale will be rescheduled at Puerto Rico Coliseum Jose Miguel Agrelot within the next 90 days,” the press release added.

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All the contestants and staff members have been sent back to quarantine themselves and they can return after medical clearance.

Contestants including Malaysia’s Lavanya Sivaji, Miss World Indonesia Pricilia Carla Yules, Miss World India Manasa Varabasi and others have been tested positive for Covid-19.