Besides Manpreet, defender Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh and drag-flicker Varun Kumar have additionally examined constructive for the lethal virus.
The Indian males’s hockey staff captain Manpreet Singh and 4 different gamers have examined constructive for COVID-19 forward of a nationwide camp in Bengaluru, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) stated on Friday.
Besides Manpreet, goalkeeper Krishan Pathak, defender Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh and drag-flicker Varun Kumar have additionally examined constructive for the lethal virus.
“I am self quarantined on the SAI campus and I am very happy with the way SAI authorities have handled the situation…I am doing fine and hope to recover very soon,” Manpreet stated within the assertion issued by SAI.
The gamers initially examined damaging after returning to the nationwide hockey camp on the SAI South Centre in Bengaluru following a month-long break, however as soon as they started displaying COVID-19 signs a couple of days later, they got one other check through which they examined constructive.
They have been earlier stranded on the centre for over two months when a nationwide lockdown was imposed to comprise the virus.
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