One Egyptian participant was withdrawn and a German coach and French employees member are below hospital statement after testing constructive at badminton’s restart match.
Three different gamers additionally examined constructive, earlier than docs dominated they had been historic infections. However Thai well being authorities have dominated the occasion can proceed, the BWF stated.
“The match has been deemed protected to proceed by the Thai well being authorities,” the governing physique stated in a press release to AFP, including that each one gamers examined on Tuesday had been damaging.
The Thailand Open is the primary of three consecutive tournaments performed in a bio-secure ‘bubble’ in Bangkok as badminton resumes after a coronavirus-ravaged 2020.
Thai badminton chief Patama Leeswadtrakul stated restricted numbers of instances had been anticipated, and that organisers are following procedures laid down by Thailand’s well being ministry.
“All within the bubble are from everywhere in the world — we’ve not anticipated zero instances of Covid-19,” Patama advised AFP.
“We have now sturdy intentions to make this occasion successful,” she stated, including that the gamers “nonetheless have excessive spirits”.
All gamers will face the following spherical of necessary testing on Friday, the BWF stated.