All six Indian males’s hockey crew gamers, who’ve examined constructive for coronavirus, have been shifted to a multispeciality hospital in Bengaluru, the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) knowledgeable on Wednesday morning.
Earlier, striker Mandeep Singh was hospitalised late on Monday night time, owing to a dip in his oxygen degree.
SAI has now stated that as a precautionary measure, they shifted captain Manpreet Singh, Jaskaran Singh, Surender Kumar, Varun Kumar and Krishnan B Pathak to SS Sparsh multi-speciality hospital — the place Mandeep is already hospitalied — on Tuesday afternoon.
“The choice to hospitalise them was taken in order to make sure that the gamers had been attended to always and may very well be given the very best therapy,” stated SAI.
All six athletes are in good well being and recovering properly, it added.
The gamers had been identified with COVID-19 following their arrival on the SAI’s Nationwide Centre of Excellence (NCOE) for the hockey nationwide camp which started on August 4.
“I’m self quarantined on the SAI campus and I’m very proud of the best way SAI authorities have dealt with the scenario,” Manpreet had earlier stated. “I’m very completely satisfied that they made the testing of athletes obligatory. That proactive step helped in figuring out the issue proper in time. I’m doing fantastic and hope to recuperate very quickly.”
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