New Delhi. Indian hockey team forward Mandeep Singh, who was found to be Corona virus positive , has been admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru after his blood oxygen levels have dropped but his condition is stable. The Sports Authority of India (SAI) gave this information on Tuesday. Mandeep and five other Indian players were found to be Corona virus positive last week when they reached Bengaluru for the national camp starting on August 20. These five players include captain Manpreet Singh, defender Surender Kumar and Jaskaran Singh, dragflicker Varun Kumar and goalkeeper Krishna Bahadur Pathak. "During the investigation on the night of August 10 (Monday), it was found that the level of oxygen in the blood of Mandeep Singh is below normal, indicating that he is at a moderate to average level of Kovid," Sai said in a statement. Moving towards. ''
According to the statement, "SA officials present in the campus took immediate action and admitted him to SS Sparsh Multispeciality Hospital as a precautionary step. His condition is stable at the moment. ”Twenty-five-year-old Mandeep has scored 60 goals in 129 matches so far for India. He was also part of the Indian team that won the Asian Champions Trophy in 2018. According to Sai, the players succumbed to the infection while reaching Bangalore from different parts of the country after a month's break. Sai said that players are being investigated four times a day. So far, over 22 lakh people have been infected with this virus in India, while more than 45 thousand people have died.