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Sachin Tendulkar tests positive for COVID-19, had mild symptoms
Tendulkar added others at his home had tested negative for COVID-19.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar announced on Saturday morning that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
In a post on Twitter, Tendulkar announced he had "tested positive today following mild symptoms". Tendulkar noted he had quarantined himself at home and was following "necessary protocols as advised by my doctors".
Tendulkar added others at his home had tested negative for COVID-19. Tendulkar thanked all "healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country".
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Tendulkar is a native of Mumbai. Mumbai, on Friday, reported 5,513 COVID-19 cases, the third consecutive day when the addition has been the highest since the outbreak began in March last year.
The caseload in the country's financial capital is 3,85,628, including 11,629 deaths.