Miss World Cancels Finals Just Hours Before Ceremony in Puerto Rico After 23 of 97 Pageant Contestants Test Positive for Coronavirus

The final of the Miss World competition has been cancelled after dozens of beauty queens were struck down with Covid-19. Miss England Rehema Muthamia (pictured), 25, said she was devastated by the news having reached the top 30 of the final.

The final of the Miss World competition has been cancelled after dozens of beauty queens were struck down with Covid-19.

The prestigious beauty pageant was due to take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Thursday, presented by Peter Andre.

But just hours before the 70th final was due to begin organisers announced it was to be postponed after 23 of the 97 contestants tested positive for coronavirus.

Miss England Rehema Muthamia, 25, said she was devastated by the news having reached the top 30 of the final.

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SOURCE: Daily Mail, Bridie Pearson-Jones