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Corona wreaks havoc on India Open badminton, seven players including Srikanth turned out to be infected with Covid, out of tournament

Males’s singles prime seed and World Championships silver medalist Kidambi Srikanth together with six different gamers examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Thursday. These gamers embrace Kidambi Srikanth, Ritika Thakkar, Ashwini Ponnappa, Trisa Jolly, Mithun Manjunath, Simran Singhi and Khushi Gupta. Seven gamers and their doubles associate who got here in touch with them have been additionally out of the match. All have been stored in quarantine beneath the Covid-19 protocol.

Forward of the beginning of the second spherical of play right here on Thursday, there was a stir within the BWF World Tour Tremendous 500 Championship after receiving instances of Covid.

The gamers underwent the RT-PCR check of Covid on Tuesday, the place the Badminton World Federation (BWF) introduced the Covid outcomes on Thursday morning. BWF mentioned that seven gamers have been discovered contaminated with Covid.

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