Cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive for COVID-19 and is quarantining at home. The former Indian batsman took to Twitter to release a statement on the same. It is noteworthy that Tendulkar had taken part in the Road Safety World Series recently where he captained the Indian Legends side to victory against the Sri Lankan Legends in the final of the tournament held at Raipur.
Tendulkar had been testing himself regularly and had also posted a plethora of videos of himself getting tested for COVID-19 and him pranking the medical staff and the like.
Sachin Tendulkar takes to Twitter to announce the news
Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter today to release a statement on the news. He wrote, “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.“
The former cricketer then thanked the doctors for their support and wrote, “I want to thank all the healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country. Take care all of you.”