Deepak Punia discharged from hospital, advised home isolation


World championship silver-medallist wrestler Deepak Punia, who examined certain for COVID-19 upon his arrival on the nationwide camp, has been discharged from clinic and advised home isolation. Besides the Olympic-bound Punia (86kg), the opposite two wrestlers who examined certain for the virus had been Navin (65kg) and Krishan (125kg). All 3 are a part of a countrywide 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 & asymptomatic. His home stay is approved by District Covid Nodal Officer,” the Sports Authority of India tweeted.

With his silver on the worlds, Punia had secured a spot for himself on the Tokyo Olympics. After returning certain for the virus, the wrestlers had been moved to a SAI empanelled clinic as a precautionary measure for additional tracking.

As in line with protocol, all wrestlers at the side of the coaches and make stronger body of workers underwent the necessary RT-PCR take a look at, upon arrival on the camp, to discover COVID-19 on arrival. All the 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 certain forward of the nationwide sports activities awards rite closing week, the place she was once to obtain the Khel Ratna.

She later tweeted that she has recovered and returned unfavourable take a look at two times.



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