Sachin Tendulkar tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19.
On the 27th of March, Sachin Tendulkar took to his official Twitter handle and announced the same. He said, “I have been testing myself and taking all the recommended precautions to ensure Covid is kept at bay. However, I’ve tested positive today following mild symptoms. All others at home have tested negative. I’ve quarantined myself at home and am following all the necessary protocols as advised by my doctors,”
In another tweet, Mr. Tendulkar said, “I want to thank all the healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country.”
Sachin Tendulkar retired from international cricket in 2013. He recently was seen leading the Indian cricket team in the Road Safety World series. The Indian team which recently won the Road Safety World Series in Raipur after beating Sri Lanka Legends in the finals of the tournament. The tournament was played to spread awareness about road safety measures. Cricketers like Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Brian Lara, Kevin Pietersen, Sanath Jayasuriya, Tilakaratne Dilshan, Jonty Rhodes were part of the event.
Sachin scored 223 in 7 matches in the Road Safety World Series with a highest score of 65.
As of now, he is self quarantined and is being treated for COVID-19. He is following all the necessary protocols if COVID-19.
Stay tuned for further updates.