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Thirty-three new Covid-19 positive cases reported at SAI Bengaluru

Sports Authority of India on Friday informed that 33 new COVID-19 have been reported at the SAI National Centre of Excellence, Bengaluru.

A health worker sorts vials at a COVID-19 testing site amid concern over a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in India, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

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Sports Authority of India on Friday informed that 33 new COVID-19 have been reported at the SAI National Centre of Excellence, Bengaluru.
Out of the 128 test results, 33 cases have turned out to be positive among the players and the coaches.
"16 athletes and one coach from the Senior Men's Hockey team, training at the centre ahead of the upcoming FIH Pro League in South Africa, have tested positive. They are all asymptomatic," stated in an official statement.
"Among the Junior Women's Hockey girls training for the junior Women World Cup on April, 15 have tested positive. While 3 are asymptomatic, 12 of them are symptomatic," stated further.
Apart from these, two other positive members constitute a Senior Women Hockey team player, who is symptomatic and a masseuse from the Athletics team.
"SAI is taking all the necessary steps to treat the players in isolation and help them recover steadily," stated further.

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First Published: Jan 21 2022 | 8:31 PM IST

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