Indian para athlete Nishad Kumar checks constructive for COVID-19

Indian para athlete Nishad Kumar checks constructive for COVID-19

Nishad Kumar had received a gold medal within the males’s excessive soar T46/47 occasion on the Fazza World Para Athletics Grand Prix that was lately held in Dubai.

Indian para athlete Nishad Kumar tests positive for COVID-19

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New Delhi: Indian para athlete Nishad Kumar has examined constructive for COVID-19 and shifted to a hospital as a precautionary measure, the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) mentioned on Sunday.

Nishad Kumar had received a gold medal within the males’s excessive soar T46/47 occasion on the Fazza World Para Athletics Grand Prix that was lately held in Dubai.

“Nishad had arrived on the SAI Bengaluru campus on twenty third/twenty fourth February together with three fellow nationwide campers (2 athletes and 1 help employees) and went for obligatory 7 day quarantine upon arrival. As per SAI SOP, an RT PCR take a look at was accomplished on the sixth day of quarantine, the place he got here COVID constructive,” SAI mentioned in a press release.

The governing physique mentioned Nishad “has been moved to SS Sparsh Multi-speciality hospital as a precautionary measure” and “quarantine of all different nationwide campers in SAI, Bengaluru has been prolonged for 7 extra days.”

Para-Athletics coach Satyanarayana, who had examined constructive final week and was in the identical hospital, has now been discharged. He’s now underneath seven days quarantine.

Final December, Gajender, coach and husband of para-athlete Simran, and para athletics coach Nawal Singh had examined constructive for COVID-19 .

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