Molinari, elder brother of Francesco, and fellow Italian Lorenzo Gagli withdrew from the tournament on medical grounds after Gagli exhibited flu-like symptoms on the eve of the event.
With both males now changed in the field by alternates, competition authorities chose to boost the field dimension from 144 to 146 to suit their reinstatement as soon as Gagli's test returned negative Thursday early morning, pointing out "exceptional circumstances".
They were scheduled to tee off at 1.30 p.m. local time in an extended 146-man field.
"This is a hard global situation, one during which we will continue to follow all guidance given to us on preventive measures", European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley said.
The rapidly spreading virus has infected more than 81,000 people globally and left more than 2,750 dead, mostly in China.
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The patient was then cared for at the hospital and was discharged where she is also in self-isolation at home. Around 80 per cent of people recover without special treatment and one in six people fall seriously ill.
Gagli had expressed his anger at the situation in Italian newspaper La Nazione, calling his exclusion from the tournament an "an inexplicable decision". I arrived in Muscat last Sunday and over the last few days I've worked out in the gym with dozens of other players. I ate with them and traveled by bus with them. I am absolutely fine and so is my good friend Lorenzo.
"Without any symptoms, without fever, without a cold, nothing bad ... just very boring and annoying. Hopefully this nightmare will be over soon!"
Italy has witnessed an alarming spike in coronavirus cases in recent days but, following a test for coronavirus, Gagli's result came back negative this morning.
"If there were a risk of contagion, then they would have to isolate dozens of golfers and cancel the tournament."Italy, which now has the biggest outbreak of the virus in Europe, has reported 12 deaths and 400 confirmed cases. If there was a risk of contagion, they would have to isolate dozens of golfers and cancel the tournament".
The Six Nations rugby match between Italy and Ireland in Dublin on March 7 has been cancelled and the alpine skiing World Cup Finals in Italy next month are to be held without any fans on the slopes.
In football, Inter Milan host Bulgarian side Ludogorets in the Europa League round of 32, second leg at an empty San Siro on Thursday.
Eleven towns, 10 in Lombardy and one in Veneto , remain under lockdown, with some 50,000 people affected by confinement measures. Italian travellers have been told they could face quarantine requests in some countries, and be asked to self-isolate in others.
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But the biggest virus clusters have been linked to a hospital and a religious group near the south-eastern city of Daegu. What about China, where the outbreak started? Public health and political experts have cast doubt on this claim.
South African political analyst Daniel Sile said Mboweni had presented a "credible yet politically risky budget". The government budget deficit now stands at 6.8 percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
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During Paltrow's exchange with Keating, she agreed with his assessment of the film being a bad idea, saying, "Exactly". I wasn't there working for you. "That was before your time, see what happened", Paltrow responded.
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In the meantime, Ghebreyesus said people should be sure to wash their hands and regularly clean surfaces with disinfectant. As of Friday, the World Health Organization reported that there were more than 82,000 cases worldwide, from 46 countries.
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