Sarita Debi

Indian boxer from Manipur, Sarita Devi and her husband Thoiba Singh have tested positive for Covid-19.

Sarita’s husband Thoiba told reporters that he and his wife were tested Covid positive on Monday.

“We will go to the COVID centre now, since home quarantine is not allowed here. Till this very moment there are no COVID symptoms to us,” Thoiba said.

“I have informed all the people who came in contact with us in the last one week, to isolate themselves immediately and get tested,” he added.

The National Boxing Camp is on at Patiala but Sarita is not part of it.

At present, she is training at her home in Manipur.

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Monday confirmed that all six hockey players, including captain Manpreet Singh, will be discharged from the S.S. Sparsh Multi-Speciality Hospital in Bengaluru after having tested negative for Covid-19.

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