Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal will be permitted to play in Thailand Open 2021 from the 13th of January. On 12th January the BWF stated that Saina Nehwal, Srikanth Kidambi had tested positive for Coronavirus and was approached to be in quarantine for ten days at a hospital in Bangkok.
In any case, As per media reports that Saina Nehwal’s positive Coronavirus test in the 3rd round of required Covid-19 testing done on Monday was wrong and she ought to be permitted to play her match on 13th January. Remarkably, Saina Nehwal’s initial match against Selvaduray Kisona was treated as a walkover by the Badminton World Federation.
Likewise, Parupalli Kashyap ought to have the option to play his match on 13th January. Parupalli Kashyap was asked to isolation by the Badminton World Federation and his men’s singles opening match was additionally viewed as a walkover. BAI contended that Saina Nehwal had followed all conventions and was in isolate in Thailand in the wake of showing up in Bangkok on 3rd Jan for the 1st of the 2 super thousand competitions, which denotes the arrival of world-class competitors to the Badminton World Federation visit after the upheld break because of the Coronavirus situation.
The Badminton Association of India needed Saina Nehwal to be retested for Coronavirus. The Badminton World Federation affirmed on 12th January that every one of the four players would be retested.
There has been a considerable amount of disarray ahead of the pack up to Thailand Open as the Badminton World Federation on 12th January stated that there were four positive instances of Coronavirus after the 3rdround of obligatory testing on 11th January. Nonetheless, the BWF stated that, after retesting a similar example, three Indian players, including another player, were discovered to be negative.
The Badminton World Federation, however, stated that the whole Indian badminton team was classified as high danger by Thailand health administrations and all players and group was right now self-isolating in their rooms at the Thailand hotel and will be dependent upon a polymerase chain reaction covid-19 test today. While different players were permitted to include in their 1st-round matches, uphold staff was restricted from entering the badminton court.