Manipur boxer Laishram Sarita Devi

Imphal: Former world champion boxer from Manipur, Laishram Sarita Devi, and her husband, Ch Thoiba Singh, have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.

The samples of a three-time world champion and five-time Asian Games champion Sarita Devi and her husband were taken on Sunday and tested at the community health centre at Wangoi in Imphal. Their samples returned positive on Monday.

As per the reports, the 38-year-old boxer and her husband are asymptomatic and were shifted to UNACCO COVID-19 Care Center in Imphal West for further observation.

Also Read: Manipur: Former boxer Dingko Singh tests negative for COVID-19

Laishram Sarita Devi and her husband have appealed to all those individuals who have come in contact with them recently to isolate themselves and get tested for COVID-19 immediately to avoid further escalation, it said.

Earlier, Asian Games medalist Dingko Singh, who is also battling from Cancer since 2017, tested positive to the virus. Later, the Indian boxer tested negative after a month-long treatment in Imphal. positive to the virus. Later, the Indian boxer tested negative after over a month-long treatment in Imphal.

Also Read: Manipur: 118, including 94 with no travel history, test COVID-19 positive

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