Striker Mandeep Singh is the newest member of the Indian males’s hockey staff to check optimistic for the novel coronavirus. He’s, nevertheless, asymptomatic.
“Mandeep Singh, a member of the Indian males’s hockey staff, who was given the COVID-19 take a look at (RT PCR) together with 20 different gamers on the Nationwide Camp at SAI’s Nationwide Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, has examined COVID-19 optimistic, however is asymptomatic,” Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) stated in an announcement on Monday.
“He’s being administered therapy by docs, together with the opposite 5 gamers who’ve examined optimistic,” it added.
Earlier, captain Manpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Varun Kumar and Krishan Pathak had additionally been identified with COVID-19 upon arrival on the centre for the hockey nationwide camp which started on August 4.
Coach Graham Reid had nevertheless stated that each one the 5 examined gamers had been doing high quality.
“I’m consistently in contact with all 5 of them and they’re doing high quality. SAI has made each association to provide them the most effective care. The cooks are making particular dishes for them as per their alternative, past the mess menu, and the athletes are very blissful about it,” Reid stated.
“I’m self quarantined on the SAI campus and I’m very proud of the way in which SAI authorities have dealt with the state of affairs,” Manpreet had stated. “I’m very blissful that they made the testing of athletes obligatory. That proactive step helped in figuring out the issue proper in time. I’m doing high quality and hope to get well very quickly.”