Ace Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia continues to be upbeat despite having examined positive for COVID-19.
The 42-year-old six-time Asian Tour winner with 4 wins on European Tour, is at the moment in dwelling quarantine at his Kolkata residence.
“I am feeling perfectly fine and don’t seem to have any symptoms. There is no weakness, no fever and I am feeling active. But on doctor’s advice I have quarantined myself in my house in a separate room from my wife. We are both inside the house and are not stepping out since the positive results,” mentioned Chawrasia.
Chawrasia plans to have one other take a look at in a day or two to make certain, however is taking all the protection measures like quarantine.
He mentioned, “I actually went for a test on my own after taking a doctor’s advice, since I was planning to go to UK for the European Tour events.”
He added, “I was not feeling any discomfort. It was just a precaution before travelling as I have a lot of events coming in the UK.”
Speaking from his dwelling, Chawrasia mentioned, “I did not have symptoms. All was normal but I had to have a test because that is needed to fly out. The test turned out to be positive and I have been advised home quarantine.”
His spouse, Simantini may also be going for a take a look at on Tuesday.
He has been prescribed multi-vitamins and will probably be in dwelling quarantine for two weeks.
“I have informed all those who may have been in contact with me before the tests,” mentioned Chawrasia.
Through the pandemic, Chawrasia mentioned he was most cautious about stepping out and wore masks always when going out.
“But now that I have it, I want to ensure the safety of all those in contact with me in the past few days.”
He was upbeat saying, “It is about two weeks and after having spent so much time at home during lockdown, this is just another step.”
Chawrasia mentioned he was relieved all of it occurred in India or else he could have been alone if he had examined positive elsewhere.
He was planning to affix fellow Indian professional, Shubhankar Sharma, who’s already within the UK and performed the Hero Open in Birmingham this week.
Chawrasia was taking all precautions as he resumed coaching on the Royal Calcutta Golf Club. He had additionally helped these affected by the cyclone in Bengal.
Chawrasia’s 4 European Tour wins included back-to-back victories within the Hero Indian Open in 2016 and 2017.
Right now Shubhankar Sharma is the one Indian collaborating in Europe, whereas Arjun Atwal is enjoying within the US. Anirban Lahiri, who has been in India since March, is predicted to go away for the US quickly.
This season Chawrasia has performed 4 occasions on the European Tour, however all of them had been in Asia. He made the lower in all 4 with a finest end of tied 22 in Hong Kong, whereas he was tied 32 in Singapore, tied 25 in Oman and tied 28 in Qatar, earlier than golf occasions around the globe got here to a halt due to the pandemic.