33 COVID-19 Cases Detected At SAI Bengaluru, 16 Of Them Hockey Players

16 hockey gamers have examined good for COVID-19 at SAI Bengaluru.© AFP

Sixteen members of the senior men’s hockey group ended up among the 33 COVID-19 scenarios detected on Friday at the Sports Authority of India’s National Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru. The beneficial situations arrived following 128 tests have been executed at the significant-profile centre, the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) explained. Majority of them are asymptomatic and all of them have been isolated, SAI stated but did not disclose the identities of all those infected. “16 athletes and just one coach from the Senior Men’s Hockey crew, schooling at the centre forward of the upcoming FIH Professional League in South Africa, have examined favourable. They are all asymptomatic,” the SAI mentioned.

Amongst the junior women’s hockey ladies teaching for the Earth Cup in April, 15 have tested positive. Out of the beneficial instances, 3 are asymptomatic though 12 are symptomatic.

1 senior women’s hockey workforce player, who is symptomatic, and a masseuse from the athletics group have also examined positive.

SAI explained it is using all the necessary steps to treat the players in isolation and assist them get well steadily.


Previously, more than 25 COVID conditions ended up reported at the SAI’s Patiala instruction centre with boxers being the worst strike.

Patiala’s Countrywide Institute of Athletics is the education foundation of boxers, weightlifters and track and industry athletes among others.

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