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Covid Positive Olympian Milkha Singh Admitted to Fortis in Mohali, Hospital Says He’s Stable

Milkha Singh (File Photo: PTI)

Milkha Singh (File Photo: PTI)

Milkha Singh was under home quarantine after he tested positive. Earlier, a medical attendant, along with oxygen facilities had been provided by PGI to look after him.

Veteran Olympian Milkha Singh, also known as ‘flying Sikh’, was on Monday admitted to Fortis Hospital in Mohali. He was diagnosed with Covid-19 last Thursday.

The 91-year-old legendary Olympian is stable and has been admitted to the hospital as a precautionary measure, said Fortis administration.

Singh was under home quarantine after he tested positive. Earlier, a medical attendant, along with oxygen facilities had been provided by PGI to look after him.

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh took to Twitter to wish Singh speedy recovery.

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“Wishing speedy recovery to ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh Ji who has been admitted in hospital in Mohali for #Covid19 treatment. Get well soon Sir!" he wrote.

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first published:May 24, 2021, 19:12 IST