Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh tests positive. Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh and Varun Kumar have also been tested positive.
SAI made it mandatory for all athletes, who reported back to the camp, to take a rapid COVID-19 test. All four tested negative in the rapid test. Manpreet and Surender began to display some symptoms of corona virus later.
they along with other ten athletes who had travelled together were given the Quantitative RT-PCR test on Thursday.
Manpreet said, “I am self quarantined on the SAI campus and I am very happy with the way SAI authorities have handled the situation. That proactive step helped in identifying the problem right in time. I am doing fine and hope to recover very soon.”
why were the rapid testing negative? what if the false result came to other athletes?