New Delhi: Legendary cricketer and former India captain Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The cricket legend took to social media to confirm the news with all his followers.
He is currently in home isolation, the legendary cricketer has said in a message on social media.
“I have been testing myself and taking all the recommended precautions to ensure Covid is kept at bat. However, I’ve tested positive today following mild symptoms. All other at home have tested negative,” Tendulkar tweeted.
“I’ve quarantined myself at home and am following all necessary protocols as advised by my doctors,” Sachin said.
The former India captain thanked the healthcare professionals for their constant support.
“I want to thank all the healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country,” Sachin added.
Sachin Tendulkar was the captain of the India Legends team which recently won the Road Safety World Series in Raipur after beating Sri Lanka Legends in the finals of the tournament.
The Covid-19 cases have been on a surge in Maharashtra and Mumbai with over 36,000 positive cases recorded on Friday.