There is huge relief for Indian shuttler N. Sikki Reddy and her physiotherapist Dr. Ch. Kiran, attached to the SAI-Gopi Chand Academy here as they have tested COVID negative after undergoing a second test at a private hospital on Friday.
Sikki and Kiran had tested positive when the Sports Authority of India-selected lab conducted the test on them along with other Olympic probables and the support staff at the Academy on Wednesday as per the Standard Operating Procedure of SAI. All the others tested negative.
To ensure there is no ambiguity in the first test report, the two had undergone a second test. The report came out on Saturday and to their relief, they tested negative.
“This is a huge relief for me and for all. I was honestly worried that I should not be responsible for anyone else being affected…