In the past 30 days, more than 25,000 people tested positive compared to just 7,501 in January, among a population of 2.75 million, although there is no evidence linking sporting events to the surge.
Australian Open 2021: Denis Kudla tests positive for COVID-19, forced to pull out despite winning qualifier
The fourth seed learned of the positive test when 5-3 up in the second set against Moroccan Elliot Benchetrit, but was allowed to complete the ninth game.
Australian Open 2021 qualifiers: Two players test positive for COVID-19, withdraw from qualifying tournament
Australian Open organizers said all players who started in the qualifying tournament had returned at least one negative test after arriving into Doha, where they were tested on arrival and isolated until they returned a negative result.
This was Prajnesh's seventh Challenger finals. The 31-year-old Indian has won two title – Anning (China, April 2018) and Bengaluru (November 2018).
Australian Open 2020: Bernard Tomic complains of weather conditions due to bushfire smoke before losing first-round match in qualifiers
The 27-year-old Tomic, who has earned over $6 million in prize money but seen his ranking plummet to 183 in the last two years, lost 7-6(4), 6-3 to American Denis Kudla
US Open 2019: Novak Djokovic doesn't want to talk about source of shoulder injury while drawing inspiration from a heckler
Djokovic, who has won four of the past five Grand Slam events and 16 overall, advanced to a fourth-round meeting with three-time Slam winner Stan Wawrinka. They haven't played since the Swiss 23rd seed beat Djokovic in the 2016 US Open final.
Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis, 23, reached a career high of 69 in 2015 but his progress has stalled due to a series of injuries in recent years
Wimbledon 2019: Stan Wawrinka falls to unseeded American Reilly Opelka in five sets; Margarita Gasparyan retires against Elina Svitolina
Swiss Stan Wawrinka was knocked out in the second round at Wimbledon after being beaten in five sets by American Reilly Opelka
Hall of Fame Open: Ramkumar Ramanathan eases into maiden ATP semi-final; Leander Paes bows out in quarters
India's Ramkumar Ramanathan and American Tim Smyczek, each hoping to reach his first ATP singles final, advanced to the semi-finals of the Hall of Fame Open grasscourt tournament on Thursday.
Halle Open: Roger Federer into 12th final with Denis Kudla win; Borna Coric advances after Roberto Bautista Agut retires
Roger Federer booked his 12th career final at the ATP Halle grass tournament on Saturday, beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (1), 7-5.
With his world number one ranking on the line, the Roger Federer is sparing no effort to make sure he lifts a tenth title at the event on Sunday.
Paes, winner of 11 singles titles on the Challenger Tour, had ended the 2017 season with consecutive trophies in Champaign and Knoxville with Raja.
World number one Serena Williams, a double Olympic champion in 2012, her sister Venus and the Bryan brothers lead the US tennis team named Fridayfor the 2016 Rio Games.
India's miserable campaign at the Wimbledon ended as defending mixed doubles champions Leander Paes and Martina Hingis were knocked out in the third round by scratch pair of Britain's Heather Watson and Finland's Henri Kontinen, who played their first match together.