5 Covid-19 optimistic hockey gamers have been shifted to a hospital in Bengaluru as a precautionary measure after striker Mandeep Singh was transferred to the ability following a dip in his blood oxygen degree, the Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) mentioned on Wednesday.
Mandeep is asymptomatic however was hospitalised on the SS Sparsh Multispeciality Hospital in Bengaluru on Monday evening after his blood oxygen degree dipped. 5 of his teammates had been additionally admitted to the identical hospital on Tuesday.
“…the Sports activities Authority of India determined to shift the opposite 5 gamers, to SS Sparsh Multi-speciality hospital in Bengaluru on Tuesday afternoon, as a precautionary measure,” the SAI mentioned.
Mandeep, nationwide captain Manpreet Singh, defenders Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, drag-flicker Varun Kumar and goalkeeper Krishan Bahadur Pathak examined optimistic for Covid-19 final week after reaching Bengaluru for the nationwide camp, which begins on August 20.
“The choice to hospitalise them was taken in order to make sure that the gamers had been attended to always and could possibly be given the very best therapy. All six athletes are in good well being and recovering nicely.”
In keeping with SAI, the gamers contracted the illness, possibly, whereas travelling to Bengaluru from totally different elements of the nation after a month-long break.
Their vitals are being checked 4 occasions on a regular basis, the SAI said.
All six gamers examined Covid-19 optimistic throughout SAI’s obligatory testing upon arrival in Bengaluru.
All the ladies gamers have, nevertheless, examined damaging and are on monitor to renew coaching.