HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap and Pranaav Jerry Chopra, who attended the pre-wedding celebrations examined constructive for the virus.
It’s suspected that they’ve contracted the virus in the course of the marriage ceremony of Gurusaidutt. The marriage was on November 25.
After the marriage one among their buddies, who shouldn’t be a shuttler and moved intently with them examined constructive. Nervous with this growth, Guru, Kashyap, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy took the take a look at in Hyderabad whereas Pranaav examined himself after he returned to Punjab.
Whereas the 4 males examined constructive, Saina returned destructive on November 29. This pressured all of the members of the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy to provide their samples for the take a look at on November 20. Fortunately, none of them examined constructive.
Although Kashyap and Prannoy will not be a part of the nationwide camp, each are coaching with the remainder of the squad. “Because of Covid-19 precautions, most of us attended solely the Sangeet. However these gamers are a part of Guru’s shut buddies circle. The entire marriage ceremony week, they moved collectively. That is why solely they should have examined constructive whereas others on the academy didn’t contract the virus. Although Saina was a part of that buddies’ group she have to be having robust antibodies. Even Guru’s spouse examined destructive,” a member of the Gopichand Academy instructed TOI.
Each Kashyap and Prannoy might be below quarantine for 14 days. “They are going to be a part of the Academy after a few weeks. They’re recovering fairly nicely. All of them are getting ready for the Asia leg to be held in Thailand subsequent month,” mentioned a coach.