Para-archer Ankit was shifted to the Bhagwan Dass Hospital in Sonepat.© AFP
Para-archer Ankit, who is part of the nationwide camp at Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) Northern Regional Centre Sonepat, was on Wednesday hospitalised after testing optimistic for coronavirus. “To ensure proper treatment and close monitoring of his vitals, he was shifted to the Bhagwan Dass Hospital in Sonepat,” SAI stated in an official assertion. The Para-Archery camp had commenced on October 5 and all campers together with eight archers had reported to the camp after submitting their unfavorable Covid RT-PCR check studies.
“As per the standard operating procedure (SOPs) set up for the camp, samples of all campers were taken on October 12 for re-testing where Ankit’s report was found to be positive,” stated SAI.
“He was immediately shifted to the isolation ward created above the medical centre at the SAI NRC Sonepat, before being moved to the hospital,” it added.
Also, the National Shooting Camp for core Olympic shooters will likely be going down at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range as introduced final week for a interval of two months from October 15 to December 17.
All the shooters and coaches should bear a COVID-19 check, which will likely be carried out on the resort and it will likely be organized by the NRAI.
The NRAI will make boarding and lodging preparations at a resort close by the venue, for which the SAI will present assist as per current norms. From the resort to the entry to the capturing vary, it will likely be the accountability of the NRAI to take care of the SOPs so as to maintain a safe bio-bubble.
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