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ISSF World Cup | Three shooters test positive for COVID-19

A total of four shooters are COVID-19 positive. | File  

Three shooters participating in the ongoing ISSF World Cup in the national capital have tested positive for COVID-19, National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) sources said on Saturday.

The shooters are currently self-isolating in their team hotel. Those who were sharing the rooms with the three shooters have also been isolated after undergoing COVID tests.

The results of their roommates are awaited.

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A source said two among the three shooters are from the Indian contingent.

A total of four shooters have already been afflicted by the dreaded virus since teams started arriving for the tournament.

On Thursday, a top international shooter returned positive for COVID-19, following which he was sent to a hospital.

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