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| On Apr 2, 2021 2:08 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar hospitalised as precautionary measure after testing positive for COVID-19

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Sachin Tendulkar hospitalised: In a massive heartening development, former legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been hospitalised as a precautionary measure just a few days after he was tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier, the Master Blaster himself revealed on Twitter that he has tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms and thus, Sachin quarantined himself at home. However, in a positive aspect, the rest of the members of the Tendulkar family have tested negative.

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Sachin Tendulkar hospitalised

On the 10th anniversary of India’s historic 2011 World Cup triumph where Sachin played a pivotal role in the entire tournament, the former Indian batsman mentioned on Twitter that he has been hospitalised only as a precautionary measure. Sachin also thanked everyone for their prayers and wishes in these challenging times while hoping to recover in a few days time. He also wished the entire country and his teammates on the 10th anniversary of the 2011 World Cup victory.

“Thank you for your wishes and prayers. As a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice, I have been hospitalised. I hope to be back home in a few days. Take care and stay safe everyone. Wishing all Indians & my teammates on the 10th anniversary of our World Cup win” wrote Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter.

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Four Former Indian cricketers Tested positive for Coronavirus

Apart from Sachin, the trio of Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan and S Badrinath have also tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. All these four former cricketers were part of the victorious India Legends team in the recently concluded Road Safety World T20 Series held in Raipur. India recorded more than 70,000 COVID-19 cases on April 1, Thursday with Maharashtra emerging as the hotspot of second coronavirus wave.  Maharashtra nearly recorded 43,183 new cases on Thursday and situation is getting critical with every passing day in the state. However, according to the biggest COVID-19 vaccination drive in India, people above 45 years of age are eligible for the vaccine from April 1.

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