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India Open 2022: One Player Tests Positive for Covid-19, Two Withdrawn from Tournament

India Open 2022 saw another player test positive for Covid-19.

India Open 2022 saw another player test positive for Covid-19.

India Open 2022: A player was withdrawn after testing positive for coronavirus and his doubles partner was taken out too.

A player from the current draw tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the India Open 2022 semi-finals, Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirm on Saturday. The player was withdrawn from the tournament.

The player returned a positive result to a mandatory RT-PCR test conducted on Friday. His doubles partner has been identified as a close contact and has also been withdrawn from the tournament.

Their opponents will be given a walkover to the final.

Testing protocols have been implemented in accordance with Badminton World Federation and Badminton Association of India guidelines to ensure the health and safety of all participants.

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first published:January 15, 2022, 08:07 IST