Matthew Stevens has tested positive for Covid-19 at the Betway UK Championship in Milton Keynes and has been withdrawn from the event.
Stevens was due to play Jamie Jones on Tuesday evening. Jones receives a bye to the second round of the world ranking event.
All other players and officials involved in Tuesday’s fixtures have had negative results.
Stevens will now undergo a period of self isolation and will receive the support of WST.
Since WST events restarted in June, strict Covid-19 regulations have been and continue to be followed, under UK Government guidance.