IOA President Narinder Batra to self-quarantine after father tests positive for coronavirus - Sports News

Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra's father has tested positive for COVID-19 along with two of his attendants and as many security guards posted at his house.

The IOA President shared the development in a statement and said he would, be in self-quarantine at home for the next 17 days. "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," Batra informed.

Batra said that perhaps his father got infected through an attendant, who joined them recently. "We are five of our family who stay here plus 13 staff who work in our house and stay in-house staff quarters. We got covid-19 tests done for everyone at our home and except above 5 all other of us came NEGATIVE," he said.

He also informed that he got all his staff members -- both at Faridabad and New Delhi offices -- tested after they rejoined office and one of them has also returned positive. Batra said he and others in quarantine will undergo another COVID-19 test on June 3 or 4. has plenty of useful resources that can help you better understand the coronavirus pandemic and protect yourself. Read our comprehensive guide (with information on how the virus spreads, precautions and symptoms), watch an expert debunk myths , and access our dedicated coronavirus page . Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from