India Hockey Captain Manpreet Singh, Four Other Test Positive For Coronavirus

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The Indian men’s hockey group captain Manpreet Singh and four other players have tested optimistic for COVID-19 but the nationwide camp will resume in Bengaluru as scheduled with these who are suit to practice, the Athletics Authority of India (SAI) mentioned on Friday. In addition to Manpreet, defender Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, drag-flicker Varun Kumar and goalkeeper Krishan Bahadur Pathak have also tested optimistic for the dreaded virus.

“I am self quarantined at the SAI campus and I am incredibly joyful with the way SAI authorities have handled the scenario…I am executing wonderful and hope to recuperate incredibly shortly,” the 28-calendar year-outdated Manpreet mentioned in the assertion issued by SAI.

“I am incredibly joyful that they manufactured testing of athletes mandatory. That proactive move assisted in figuring out the challenge suitable in time.”

The players tested optimistic right after returning to the nationwide hockey camp at the SAI South

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