Sprinter Hima Das tests positive for Covid-19


Ace Indian sprinter Hima Das, who is making a comeback from a hamstring injury, on Wednesday revealed that she has tested positive for COVID-19. Nicknamed 'Dhing Express', Hima Das further informed that she is stable and currently in isolation.

"I would like to inform everyone that I have been tested positive for Covid-19. I am stable and at the moment in isolation. I look forward to utilising this time to recover and come back stronger than before, A gentle reminder for everyone to stay safe and wear mask" Das tweeted.

Hima Das is a 20-year-old Indian sprinter from Assam. She became the first Indian woman indeed the first-ever Indian athlete to win a gold medal in any format of a global track event at IAAF World U20 Championships. Recently, the  World Championship sprinter was appointed as a Deputy Superintendent of Police in her home state of Assam.