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Sachin Tendulkar tests positive for Covid-19

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Last updated on: March 27, 2021 22:45 IST
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IMAGE: Sachin Tendulkar, however, informed that all his other family members have tested negative. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Sachin Tendulkar/Instagram

India's cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently in home isolation.

 

The former India captain confirmed the news on his social media handle.

One of the biggest names to have tested positive for the virus in recent times, Tendulkar, however, informed that all his other family members have tested negative.

"I have been testing myself and taking all the recommended precautions to ensure COVID is kept at bay. However, I have tested positive today following mild symptoms," the 47-year-old wrote on his twitter handle.

"All others at home have tested negative. I have quarantined myself at home and I am following all the necessary protocols as advised by my doctors. I want to thank all the healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country. Take care all of you," he further wrote in his official statement.

Former India all-rounder Yusuf Pathan also he has also tested positive for COVID-19.

"I've tested positive for COVID-19 today with mild symptoms. Post the confirmation, I have quarantined myself at home and taking all the necessary precautions and medication required," Yusuf tweeted.

"I would request those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested at the earliest," he added in his tweet.

Both Tendulkar and Yusuf recently took part in the Road Safety World Series Challenge veteran's tournament in Raipur.

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