COVID-19: Olympian S.S. Hakim discharged

Olympian footballer S.S. Hakim, who tested positive for COVID-19 on July 13, has been discharged on Tuesday.

The 81-year-old was admitted to a private facility in Hyderabad 15 days ago, following respiratory problems.   -  FILE PHOTO/V.V. SUBRAHMANYAM

Olympian footballer S.S. Hakim, who tested positive for COVID-19 on July 13, has been discharged on Tuesday.

Son of the great coach late S.A. Rahim, Hakim featured in the 1960 Olympics. He was admitted to a private facility in the city 15 days ago, following respiratory problems. “I am just leaving for home now (at 9 pm). Thank God and all the well wishers who prayed for my recovery,” Hakim told Sportstar.

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"The doctors advised me to be extremely careful for the next few days and completely avoid going out. I thank the para medical personnel at the makeshift facility in the hotel for their wonderful service,” he said.

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