Dhoni’s parents test positive for Covid

Ranchi: Former India skipper MS Dhoni’s parents contracted the deadly coronavirus.

According to reports, the duo have been admitted to a private hospital in Ranchi. For now, initial reports also suggest that the infection isn’t very severe and hasn’t reached the lungs. As soon as the news broke out, Dhoni’s fans wished his parents a speedy recovery.

Dhoni is currently leading Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). The side is playing its matches at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. After the completion of their next two games, the side will move to Delhi for the next leg of the tournament.

In view of rising Covid-19 cases, the Jharkhand government on Tuesday announced a lockdown in the state from 22 to 29 April with some exemptions.

During the lockdown, essential services will continue. Religious places will remain open but a gathering of devotees will not be allowed.


NT Bureau