Deepak Punia, two more senior wrestlers test COVID-19 positive

first_img World Championship silver medallist Deepak Punia (86 kg) along with Navin Kumar (65 kg) and  Krishan Kumar (125 kg) have been found positive for COVID-19.The three senior men’s wrestlers, who had reported to the National Wrestling Camp at SAI Centre in Sonepat, have been moved to an SAI empanelled hospital as a precautionary measure and for further monitoring. All wrestlers were tested, upon arrival, as per the SAI SOP for the resumption of sports activities.As per protocol, all wrestlers along with the coaches and support staff were made to undergo mandatory RTPCR test for COVID-19.READ | India’s Daily COVID-19 Testing Numbers One Of The Highest In The World: Health MinistryREAD | Coronavirus LIVE UpdatesEarlier on August 19, at the same centre – NIS Patiala’s catering manager, who travelled from Lucknow, UP earlier this week, has tested positive for COVID-19 virus. He along with two other officials had reported back to NIS Patiala after availing leave and were quarantined as per guidelines of Local Health Department and tested for COVID-19 upon arrival. Earlier in May, a similar incident had happened in NIS centre in Bangalore where one of the cooks at the Centre died and later tested positive for coronavirus. A number of leading Indian athletes have been staying throughout the lockdown at the Centre. Among the athletes who are at the facility include India men’s and women’s senior hockey players and 10 members of the athletics squad who are all training for the postponed Tokyo Olympics.(PTI Photo)READ | COVID-19: ‘5 States Account For 62% Of Total Active Cases In India’, Says CentreREAD | AAP Takes A Veiled Dig Over PM Modi’s Twitter Getting Hacked; Fires Shots Over GDP, COVID 5 days ago COVID-19: China reports eight new cases, total cases surpass 89,000 LIVE TV WATCH US LIVE COMMENT Last Updated: 3rd September, 2020 19:32 IST Deepak Punia, Two More Senior Wrestlers Test COVID-19 Positive World Championship silver medallist Deepak Punia (86 kg) along with Navin Kumar (65 kg) and  Krishan Kumar (125 kg) have been found positive for COVID-19. 4 days ago COVID-19: ‘5 states account for 62% of total active cases in India’, says Centre WE RECOMMEND Suman Ray center_img Written By First Published: 3rd September, 2020 19:32 IST 5 days ago COVID-19: Cumulative tests for detection surge to 4,55,09,380 4 days ago China offers experimental COVID-19 vaccine to aviation sector employees: Report SUBSCRIBE TO US 5 days ago COVID-19 pandemic will push 47 million more women, girls into extreme poverty by 2021: UN FOLLOW USlast_img

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