MISS Universe contestant Miss Norway reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 just ahead of the beauty pageant final.
According to the hosts, Jeannie Mai Jenkins and Olivia Culpo, Miss Norway 2022 Ida Hauan, were unable to make it to the pageant’s coronation night because she is currently “ill”.
On her Instagram account, Hauan confirmed that she had Covid.
“So… I was too unlucky to get Covid right before [sic] the finale,” she wrote on her Instagram story.
“It breaks my heart because I’ve worked so hard to get to where I am today. But I’m already starting to feel better.
“Thank you to everyone who is thinking of me today.”
A statement from the official Miss Universe Instagram account revealed that Hauan will be eliminated from the competition.
“Unfortunately, Miss Universe Norway @idahauan has contracted COVID-19 and will not be competing tonight,” it said.
“The Miss Universe Organization and her colleagues are saddened by this news and wish her a speedy recovery.”
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