17/05/2022

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Mandeep Singh Becomes 6th Indian Hockey Player To Test Positive For Coronavirus

Mandeep Singh Becomes 6th Indian Hockey Player To Test Positive For Coronavirus

Mandeep Singh has tested positive for COVID-19, getting the sixth nationwide participant to deal the virus.© Twitter


Indian hockey workforce forward Mandeep Singh has tested positive for COVID-19, getting the sixth nationwide participant to deal the virus, the Sporting activities Authority of India (SAI) said on Monday. The twenty five-12 months-outdated from Jalandhar is asymptomatic and is being treated alongside with the other 5 gamers by medical doctors in Bengaluru, where the nationwide camp is thanks to start on August twenty at the SAI centre. “Mandeep Singh, a member of the Indian Men’s Hockey workforce, who was provided the Covid check (RT PCR) alongside with twenty other gamers at the Countrywide Camp at SAI’s Countrywide Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, has tested COVID positive, but is asymptomatic,” the SAI said in a statement.

“He is being administered cure by medical doctors, alongside with the other 5 gamers who have tested positive.”

Indian captain Manpreet Singh and four other gamers experienced tested positive for COVID-19 very last week soon after returning to the SAI Centre next a thirty day period-prolonged crack.

Defender Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, drag-flicker Varun Kumar and goalkeeper Krishan Bahadur Pathak are the other four gamers, who tested positive.

According to the SAI medical doctors, all the gamers were displaying “moderate indications” and are executing very well.

They are housed in the Countrywide Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru.

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The gamers were previously stranded at the centre for over two months (until June) when a nationwide lockdown was imposed to contain the coronavirus.

After coming back from the crack, the gamers were in obligatory quarantine in advance of the resumption of coaching at the centre.

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