IOA president Batra’s father tests positive for coronavirus

Narinder Batra shared the development in a statement and said he would be in self-quarantine at home for the next 17 days.

IOA chief Narinder Batra self-quarantine at home for the next 17 days.   -  PTI

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra’s father has tested positive for COVID-19 along with two of his attendants and as many security guards posted at his house.

The IOA President shared the development in a statement and said he would be in self-quarantine at home for the next 17 days.

“My father has been found to be COVID-19 positive, and we got him admitted in Batra Hospital in COVID dedicated ward/floor on 25th May,” Batra informed.

Batra said that perhaps his father got infected through an attendant, who joined them recently.

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“We are five of our family who stay here plus 13 staff who work in our house and stay in-house staff quarters. We got COVID-19 tests done for everyone at our home and except above 5 all other of us came negative,” he said.

He also informed that he got all his staff members — both at Faridabad and New Delhi offices — tested after they rejoined office and one of them has also returned positive.

Batra said he and others in quarantine will undergo another COVID-19 test on June 3 or 4.

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