Doubles badminton player N Sikki Reddy and physiotherapist Kiran Challagundla on Friday underwent COVID-19 tests for a second time, a day after testing positive for the virus which forced the national camp to be halted in Hyderabad. The 26-year-old Sikki, a Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist, and Kiran on Thursday tested positive for the contagious disease at the SAI Pullela Gopichand academy, which was immediately closed down for sanitisation and the national badminton camp was suspended for a few days.

Sikki and Kiran were among 21, including players, coaches and support staff, who had undergone Sport Authority of India’s mandatory COVID test before the start of training on August 7. The other 19 have tested negative.

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