A new date for the Miss World 2021 finale which was recently postponed temporarily after some contestants tested positive for Covid-19 has been released.

Organisers have announced the “new Pageant Finale and Coronation Date” for the event which was slated to take place on December 16.

According to a press statement, the 70th Miss World grand finale has been rescheduled to take place live in Puerto Rico on March 16, 2022.

Part of the statement read:  “Contestants from around the world will compete on March 16, 2022, for the coveted crown at Puerto Rico Coliseum Jose Miguel Agrelot,”

“We are so excited that we are staying in Puerto Rico to crown the new Miss World!” said Julia Morley, president of Miss World Ltd. “We have been overwhelmed by the support of the people here! The countdown and final planning has begun. Our team is thrilled that we will show all the wonders that Puerto Rico has to offer as a premier tourism destination to the entire world. We love Puerto Rico.”