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COVID-19 update | After Sachin Tendulkar, Yusuf Pathan tests positive for COVID-19

Both the former cricketers, who played in a recent league together, confirmed the news on their social media handles. One of the biggest names to have tested positive for the virus in recent times, Tendulkar, however, informed that all his other family members have tested negative.

March 27, 2021 / 11:16 PM IST
Former Indian Cricketer Yusuf Pathan.

Former Indian Cricketer Yusuf Pathan.

The legendary Sachin Tendulkar and former India all-rounder Yusuf Pathan on Saturday said they have tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently in home isolation.

Both the former cricketers, who played in a recent league together, confirmed the news on their social media handles. One of the biggest names to have tested positive for the virus in recent times, Tendulkar, however, informed that all his other family members have tested negative.

Coronavirus Update: Sachin Tendulkar tests positive for COVID-19

"I have been testing myself and taking all the recommended precautions to ensure COVID is kept at bay. However, I have tested positive today following mild symptoms," the 47-year-old wrote on his twitter handle. "All others at home have tested negative. I have quarantined myself at home and I am following all the necessary protocols as advised by my doctors. I want to thank all the healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country. Take care all of you," he further wrote in his official statement.