The Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC reported that during the protocol routine of the periodic tests performed on the staff, Raúl Zurutuza, Tournament Director, tested positive for COVID 19, and despite that he isn´t showing any symptoms, he is isolated and receiving preventive medical care.
“This morning my normal routine for the PCR test came back positive; we immediately applied all protocols and I’m already isolated and taking preventive medical care. I feel well and without any major discomfort. I want to thank all the medical team of the Tournament for their attention”, said Zurutuza.
As part of the protocol established by the AMT Safety Program for positive cases, those who had direct contact with Zurutuza were tested for PCR and antigen as a precautionary measure, all of which came back negative.
Out of the 3,445 PCR and Antigen tests that have been performed on players and staff during the Tournament, only 9 staff members have been positive. The strict security and sanitization program, the control of tests and the fulfillment of safety protocols have allowed the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC to be in control of the situation with very favorable results. Health and safety are our number one priority. The Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC, through its AMT Safety Program, follows all the medical protocols of the national and international health authorities for COVID 19 and has implemented guidelines for players, staff and the public with all social interactions, health and hygiene.