Sachin Tendulkar discharged from hospital, advised home isolation

Tendulkar had tested positive for COVID-19 on March 27 after leading India to victory in the veterans' World Series tournament in Raipur.

Sachin Tendulkar had tested positive for the dreaded virus on March 27.   -  Getty Images

Former India captain and batting icon Sachin Tendulkar, who was hospitalised as a precautionary measure after testing positive for COVID-19, was discharged on Thursday. He is now recuperating in home isolation in Mumbai.

The former player, who will turn 48 later this month, posted a statement on Twitter to confirm the development.

"I have just come home from the hospital and will remain isolated while continuing to rest and recuperate. I would like to thank everyone for all the good wishes and prayers. Really appreciate it," Tendulkar said.

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Tendulkar also thanked the medical staff for taking care of him during the hospitalisation.

"I remain ever grateful to all the medical staff who took such good care of me & have been working tirelessly for over a year in such difficult circumstances," said Tendulkar.

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Tendulkar had tested positive for the dreaded virus on March 27. However, all his other family members have tested negative.

The legendary right-handed batsman led India to victory in the Road Safety World Series Challenge veterans' tournament in Raipur last month.

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