India star shuttler PV Sindhu had a big COVID scare after her RT-PCR test reportedly showed some deviation after she arrived in Birmingham on Friday ahead of Common Wealth Games.
Sindhu, in order to come clean, had to take another test. So she was insolation till those results came.
It was only after the second test turned negative that Sindhu was allowed to enter the Games village as well, reported The Times of India. The Indian team had left for Birmingham on Monday, July 25 from Hyderabad.
Going with the tournament rules this year, all athletes must undergo an RT-PCR test COVID-19 prior to their arrival in the UK and then upon reaching Birmingham.
A total of 164 athletes will take part in the opening ceremony which will be held on Thursday.
A total of 215 athletes from India will be competing at the Commonwealth Games.