Indian cricketer and Indian women’s T20 captain, Harmanpreet Kaur tested negative for COVID-19 on Friday. She announced the news on social media. “Happy to inform you all that I have tested -ve & I’m feeling better. My only message to y’all is to take care & be extra careful. The virus is real & it’s dangerous. Follow all the protocols set up by the authorities. Wishing strength to the ones who are in the middle of the fight,” Harmanpreet Kaur tweeted.
Happy to inform you all that I have tested -ve & I'm feeling better. My only message to y'all is to take care & be extra careful. The virus is real & it's dangerous.Follow all the protocols set up by the authorities.Wishing strength to the ones who are in the middle of the fight.
— Harmanpreet Kaur (@ImHarmanpreet) April 16, 2021
Besides Harmanpreet, there are five other Indian sportspersons who have tested positive for COVID-19. This includes athletes Priyanka Goswami, Jinson Johnson, Chinta Yadav, etc.
Harmanpreet Kaur tested positive for COVID-19 on March 30
On March 30, Harmanpreet Kaur had revealed that she had tested positive for COVID-19. Since then, the 32-year-old cricketer has been in isolation at her home, and even experienced mild COVID-19 symptoms. She also urged all those who came in contact with her to get themselves tested for the virus.
— Harmanpreet Kaur (@ImHarmanpreet) March 30, 2021
It is speculated that Harmanpreet might have got infected after the ODI series between India and South Africa women that happened a month ago. She was being regularly tested for the virus during the 5-match series in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. She didn’t play in the T20Is after getting injured during the final ODI on March 17.
“Follow all the protocols set up by the authorities. Wishing strength to the ones who are in the middle of the fight,” Harmanpreet Kaur tests negative and reminds others to follow rules.
Harmanpreet was doing good during the ODI series as the middle-order batter, and also hit a half-century and a 40-plus score. However India lost to South Africa in both the ODIs and T20Is.
Indian women’s cricket team to battle against England in June
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