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IOA chief Narinder Batra's father tests positive for COVID-19

Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) President Narinder Batra said that his father has tested positive for COVID-19

IOA chief Narinder Batras father tests positive for COVID-19

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 May 2020 10:00 AM GMT

New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) President Narinder Batra said on Thursday that his father has tested positive for coronavirus along with four members of his residential staff. Additionally two members of staff, one each from his offices in New Delhi and Faridabad have also tested positive for the virus.

However, Batra said that his own result came out negative. "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," said Batra in a statement.

He said that additionally, two people who were attendants to his father and two security guards were those among his residential staff who tested positive.

"So my father (and four others) from our house were found Covid Positive and all are admitted in Batra Hospital in Covid dedicated Ward," he said. "We are 5 of our family who stay here plus 13 staff who work in our house and stay inhouse staff quarters. We got covid 19 tests done for everyone at our home and except above 5 all other of us came negative."

Batra said that subsequently, the staff in the office that he attended in Faridabad for the past six days and in New Delhi got tested post which the two positive cases were revealed.

"Both the staff await admission in Hospital. These results came on 27th May, they are being regularly monitored at their residence," said Batra. IANS

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