June 22, 2021


Saina Nehwal tests positive for coronavirus in Thailand

Saina Nehwal returned positive in the third Coronavirus test that she took in isolate in Bangkok, Thailand. Saina was taken to the clinic alongside HS Prannoy, who additionally tried positive first yet returned negative on completing further tests on Tuesday. Parupalli Kashyap, as a nearby contact, had likewise been approached to make a beeline for the medical clinic.

The Indian badminton players are in Bangkok as the game continued in front of the Olympics after a hole of just about 300 days. Tuesday denoted the first round of the competition however pro Indian shuttler Saina gave a walkover to Malaysia’s Kisona Selvaduray, who has now moved to the second round of ladies’ singles, as she tried Covid positive.

Saina stays positive and is in disconnection for at least 10 days at the medical clinic and will be tried again on Tuesday. Saina’s better half and individual public shuttler Parupalli Kashyap’s match was additionally proclaimed a walkover. He is in self-isolate and furthermore subject to another test. Prannoy whose retest came negative, will go through another test in the evening.Saina, notwithstanding, griped of absence of data and disarray when she was approached to be taken to clinic on Tuesday. She labeled Badminton World Alliance (BWF) in a tweet and stated, “I actually didn’t get the Coronavirus test report from yesterday it’s befuddling and today not long before the get ready for the match they advise me to got to medical clinic in bangkok … saying that I m positive ..as per rules the report should come in 5 hours.”The BWF delivered an assertion affirming four positive crown players partaking in the competition. “Can affirm four players tried positive for Coronavirus in Bangkok, Thailand today after the third round of compulsory testing was directed on Monday 11 January, 2021. The four players included two from India, one from Germany, and one from Egypt. After retesting similar examples, one player from India, and the two players from Germany and Egypt were discovered to be negative. These three players will be retested today,” BWF said.

“The whole Indian group has been ordered high danger by Thai wellbeing specialists and all players and group company are right now self-isolating in their rooms at the lodging and will be dependent upon a PCR test today. Every individual is liable to day by day testing until additional notification from the Division of Infectious prevention, however players can keep on playing after creating a negative outcome. India players planned to play today will be permitted to go to the scene. No mentors, administrators or other work force from Group India are permitted.”

30-year old Saina had as of late raised worries over the wellness of the competitors after physios and coaches were limited from meeting the badminton players during the whole of their Thailand visit.

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