Dhing Express Hima Das tests positive for covid19

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Punjab: Indian sprinter Hima Das tested positive for covid-19 at the National Institute of Sports (NIS), Patiala, on Wednesday.

As per Hima Das’s media manager, she is in stable condition and under observation by a team of doctors.

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“Health condition of Hima Das is stable and under medical observation.” said the media manager.

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Meanwhile, Hima Das wrote on Facebook, “I would like to inform everyone that I have been tested positive for covid-19. I am stable and at the moment in isolation. I look forward to utilizing this time to recover and come back stronger than before. A gentle reminder for everyone to stay. A gentle reminder for everyone to stay safe and mask up everytime you’re out. #PositiveVibes #Covid19.”

The 21-year-old Arjuna awardee, after failing to qualify for Tokyo Olympics, 2020 due to hamstring injury, arrived at NIS on October 10 for a national camp that is slated to begin in Patiala at the end of this month.

According to the report, other athletes are yet to arrive at NIS; Hima checked in early to get a headstart.