Seven members of the Indian women’s hockey team, including skipper Rani Rampal, have tested positive for Covid-19 infection.
Two members of support staff are also reported positive, states a Press release.
They were tested on April 24, post quarantine after their return from their respective hometowns to their training base at SAI Bengaluru, as per the laid down protocol.
The seven players who have tested positive are Rani Rampal, Savita Punia, Sharmila Devi, Rajani, Navjot Kaur, Navneet Kaur and Sushila.
Analyst Amrutaprakash and scientific advisor Wayne Lombard are the other two to test positive. All the players and support staff are asymptomatic, and have been isolated and kept under observation at the SAI NCOE Bangalore.