MISS World was known as off for the primary time in its 70-year-history after its glamorous contestants had been hit by a wave of covid.
Sources stated a minimum of 17 of the 97 beauties examined optimistic, whereas additional instances had been picked up amongst manufacturing crew and different staff.
The pageant was additionally postponed final 12 months, however effectively earlier than the opponents gathered for the occasion.
In a press release launched yesterday, organisers stated: “Miss World 2021 has briefly postponed its international broadcast finale in Puerto Rico as a consequence of well being and security pursuits of contestants, employees, crew and common public.
“As of yesterday, extra security measures had been carried out in the perfect curiosity of the contestants, manufacturing group and spectators, understanding the occasion elevated dangers on the stage and within the dressing room.
“Nevertheless, after extra optimistic instances had been confirmed this morning after consulting with well being officers and consultants, the postponement resolution was made.”
This 12 months’s pageant was being held on the Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Organisers confirmed the finale can be rescheduled throughout the subsequent 90 days.
Julia Morley, chief govt of Miss World Ltd, added: “We’re very a lot wanting ahead to the return of our contestants, (who we now have grown to know and love), to compete for the Miss World crown.
“Puerto Rico affords a protected setting and a spectacular backdrop for filming the Miss World Competition!”
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