New Delhi, September 6
World championship silver-medallist wrestler Deepak Punia, who examined constructive for COVID-19 upon his arrival on the nationwide camp, has been discharged from hospital and suggested house isolation.
Besides the Olympic-bound Punia (86kg), the opposite two wrestlers who examined constructive for the virus had been Navin (65kg) and Krishan (125kg).
All three are a part of a nationwide camp on the SAI Centre in Sonepat forward of which the wrestlers are in quarantine.
“Wrestler Deepak Punia tested COVID positive during the test given by SAI upon arrival at the National Camp in Sonepat, and was in hospital. Now he’s been advised home quarantine by doctors as he’s stable and asymptomatic. His home stay is approved by District COVID Nodal Officer,” the Sports Authority of India tweeted.
Wrestler Deepak Punia examined Covid constructive throughout the take a look at given by SAI upon arrival on the National Camp in Sonepat, and was in hospital. Now he is been suggested house quarantine by medical doctors as he is secure & asymptomatic. His house keep is accredited by District Covid Nodal Officer. pic.twitter.com/v86f2yoFRL
— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) September 6, 2020
With his silver on the worlds, Punia had secured a spot for himself on the Tokyo Olympics.
After returning constructive for the virus, the wrestlers had been moved to an SAI empanelled hospital as a precautionary measure for additional monitoring.
As per protocol, all wrestlers, together with the coaches and assist workers, underwent the necessary RT-PCR take a look at, upon arrival on the camp, to detect COVID-19 on arrival.
All wrestlers assembled for the camp on September 1.
Earlier Asian and Commonwealth Games champion Vinesh Phogat, the one Indian girl wrestler to have certified for Tokyo Olympics, examined constructive forward of the nationwide sports activities awards ceremony final week, the place she was to obtain the Khel Ratna.
She later tweeted that she has recovered and returned destructive take a look at twice. PTI