Thailand Open ‘secure to proceed’ after coronavirus circumstances: BWF |

BANGKOK: The Thailand Open has been declared secure to proceed after three coronavirus circumstances on the primary two days, the Badminton World Federation stated on Thursday.
One Egyptian participant was withdrawn and a German coach and French employees member are beneath hospital remark after testing constructive at badminton’s restart event.
Three different gamers additionally examined constructive, earlier than medical doctors dominated they had been historic infections. However Thai well being authorities have dominated the occasion can proceed, the BWF stated.
“The tournament has been deemed safe to continue by the Thai health authorities,” the governing physique stated in an announcement to AFP, including that each one gamers examined on Tuesday had been destructive.
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 circumstances had been anticipated, and that organisers are following procedures laid down by Thailand’s well being ministry.
“All in the bubble are from all over the world — we haven’t expected zero cases of Covid-19,” Patama instructed AFP.
“We have strong intentions to make this event a success,” she stated, including that the gamers “still have high spirits”.
All gamers will face the subsequent spherical of obligatory testing on Friday, the BWF stated.

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