Shuttler Sikki and physio Kiran take a look at detrimental in second Covid-19 take a look at | Badminton News


HYDERABAD: In an enormous aid to the gamers attending the nationwide badminton camp, shuttler Sikki Reddy and physio Kiran Challangundla examined detrimental for Covid-19 simply a few days after testing constructive.
A relieved Sikki instructed TOI that she felt like getting her freedom again. “It’s an enormous aid for me. On August 15, the Independence Day I felt like getting my freedom again. It’s excellent news for me. I thank Badminton Association of India (BAI) for serving to me to get the second take a look at,” Sikki stated.
The camp was abruptly stopped after Sikki and Kiran had been discovered constructive within the checks carried out by Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Thursday. But with each having no signs they took the swab take a look at once more at a company hospital close to the academy on Friday morning and the end result was introduced on Saturday.
It was not solely an enormous aid for the duo but additionally for the 18 different gamers and help employees together with chief coach Pullela Gopichand. Almost all of them had been involved with Sikki and Kiran.
The end result additionally casts doubt on the authenticity of the checks carried out for Covid-19 as Sikki has to face a torrid time with all her members of the family and associates taking the take a look at. Same is the case with Kiran as nicely.
Almost half-a-dozen members of the family of Sikki, together with her maid servant took the swab take a look at and all of them examined detrimental.
Even the opposite shuttlers are additionally planning to take the take a look at once more subsequent if Sikki and Kiran take a look at constructive for the second time.
Meanwhile, the nationwide camp which was stopped for sanitization on Thursday afternoon will now resume from Monday.
“Even if Sikki and Kiran had examined constructive the camp would have resumed from Monday. We are solely following the SOPs issued by SAI, in line with which, if somebody checks constructive, then we needed to shut down for 3 and sanitize. Even if they’d examined constructive once more, they’d have been underneath quarantine for the necessary interval and the camp would have continued,” a coach instructed TOI.



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