Indian hockey participant Mandeep Singh checks constructive for Covid-19 | Hockey News


NEW DELHI: Indian hockey group ahead Mandeep Singh has examined constructive for Covid-19, turning into the sixth nationwide participant to contract the dreaded an infection, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) stated on Monday.
The 25-year-old from Jalandhar is asymptomatic and is being handled together with the opposite 5 gamers by docs in Bengaluru, the place the nationwide camp is because of begin on August 20 on the SAI centre.
“Mandeep Singh, a member of the Indian Men’s Hockey group, who was given the Covid take a look at (RT PCR) together with 20 different gamers on the National Camp at SAI’s National Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, has examined Covid constructive, however is asymptomatic,” the SAI stated in a press release.
“He is being administered remedy by docs, together with the opposite 5 gamers who’ve examined constructive.”
Indian captain Manpreet Singh and 4 different gamers had examined constructive for Covid-19 final week after returning to the SAI Centre following a month-long break.
Defender Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, drag-flicker Varun Kumar and goalkeeper Krishan Bahadur Pathak are the opposite 4 gamers, who examined constructive.
According to the SAI docs, all of the gamers have been exhibiting solely “delicate signs” and are doing properly. They are housed within the National Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru.
The gamers have been earlier stranded on the centre for over two months (until June) when a nationwide lockdown was imposed to include the virus.
After getting back from the break, the gamers have been in necessary quarantine earlier than resumption of coaching on the centre.



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