An athlete training in the national capital’s Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range has tested positive for COVID-19, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Sunday but maintained that it will not hamper the ongoing national camp.

Last month, SAI had approved a two-month long coaching camp for the Olympic core group shooters from October 15 to December 14.

“An NCOE (National Centre of Excellence) athlete training at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in the 10 metre range has tested positive for the coronavirus. The athlete who last visited the range on October 28th in the second half of the day, intimated to his coach that his test result had come positive,” SAI said in a statement.

“All NCOE athletes who were training at the time this shooter had last visited the range have been asked to go into 14 days quarantine and rejoin after a COVID-negative report.

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