Thailand Open: Two help personnel check constructive for COVID-19


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BWF additionally stated that each one gamers who have been examined on Tuesday have returned destructive.

 

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to hog the limelight on the Thailand Open with the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Wednesday confirming that two help personnel — one every from Germany and France — have examined constructive for the lethal virus.

“Badminton World Federation can affirm that one German coach and a workforce entourage member from France who’re collaborating within the YONEX Thailand Open as a part of the Asian Leg of the HSBC BWF World Tour in Bangkok, Thailand are constructive for COVID-19,” the sport’s governing physique stated in a press release.

“Each produced a constructive end result to a compulsory PCR check carried out on Tuesday.”

The BWF additional stated that the constructive outcomes have been confirmed on Wednesday after a second check.

“They’re at the moment in hospital for additional remark and testing, and are required to remain in hospital for at least 10 days,” the BWF stated.

“Strict testing and call tracing protocols have been activated by Thai well being authorities, Badminton Affiliation of Thailand (BAT) and BWF to make sure the security of all different members.”

The world physique additionally stated that each one gamers who have been examined on Tuesday have returned destructive.

Earlier on a chaotic Tuesday, Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy have been first compelled to withdraw from the occasion for constructive COVID-19 outcomes however later cleared to participate after they examined destructive in a second check, invalidating their earlier constructive outcomes. 



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