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    Saina Nehwal, H.S. Prannoy test positive for COVID-19 again


    Saina Nehwal, H.S. Prannoy test favorable for COVID-19 again

    While they will miss out on the tournament, the remainder of the Indian group gamers have actually been allowed to get involved in the event.

    Saina Nehwal.
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    While they will miss the competition, the rest of the Indian team players have been enabled to take part in the event.

    Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy, who had recently recuperated from COVID-19, have actually once again checked positive for the feared disease here ahead of the Thailand Open which started on Tuesday.

    The duo, along with the Indian team, was seeking to take part in the Asia leg events making up the Thailand Open (January 12-17), TOYOTA Thailand Open (January 19-24) and the HSBC BWF World Trip Finals 2020 (January 27-31).

    “Saina and Prannoy evaluated positive for COVID-19 during a test performed on Monday. They will remain in quarantine for 10 days in a Bangkok health center. Kashyap too will have to head to the healthcare facility as he is a close contact,” a source in the Badminton Association of India (BAI) said.

    While the trio will miss out on the tournament, the rest of the Indian group players have actually been permitted to take part in the occasion.

    Saina, Prannoy, Kashyap in addition to RMV Gurusai Dutt and Pranaav Chopra had actually evaluated positive last month and had actually served the compulsory quarantine duration.

    They had actually also cleared the pre-departure COVID-19 test and also evaluated negative on arrival in Bangkok.

    The Indian contingent consists of the similarity Olympic silver-medallist P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, Sourabh Verma, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and Ashwini Ponappa.

    On the court, India made a winning start with combined doubles pair of Satwik and Ashwini declaring a 21-11, 27-29, 21-16 win over the Indonesian set of Hafiz Faizal and Gloria Widjaja.

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