5 Indian hockey gamers, together with captain Manpreet Singh, have examined certain for Covid-19 on the group's coaching base in Bengaluru and the choice of inflamed gamers may just upward push, the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) has stated.
Manpreet, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Varun Kumar and Krishan B Pathak had to begin with examined damaging on their go back to the educational base after a month's wreck.
A dozen gamers have been therefore examined for a 2nd time after Manpreet and Surender displayed Covid-19 signs, the SAI stated in a remark on Friday.
"The quarantined athletes didn’t engage with different athletes who have been already provide on the camp…few take a look at effects are nonetheless awaited," it stated.
The gamers would possibly have gotten smaller the virus whilst travelling from their hometowns to Bengaluru, it added.
"I’m more than pleased that they made the checking out of athletes obligatory," Manpreet stated.
"That proactive step helped in figuring out the issue proper in time. I’m doing high-quality and hope to get well very quickly."
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