Olympic-bound wrestler Deepak Punia, who had tested positive for Coronavirus upon his arrival at a national camp in Sonepat, has been advised home isolation by doctors, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Sunday.
“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 the District Covid Nodal Officer,” SAI tweeted.
Besides Punia (86kg), the two other grapplers who have tested positive for the virus are Navin (65kg) and Krishan (125kg).
After returning positive for the virus, all three wrestlers were sent to a SAI empanelled hospital as a precautionary measure for further monitoring.