Smriti Mandhana Advised To Stay Home Amid Coronavirus Outbreak In Sangli

Smriti Mandhana Advised To Stay Home Amid Coronavirus Outbreak In Sangli

Smriti Mandhana, Women's T20 World Cup, Team India, Australia, Brett Lee
Smriti Mandhana (Source: Twitter)

Premier India batter Smriti Mandhana has been advised to stay home after large number of coronavirus cases were reported from Sangli in Maharashtra. According to reports, as many as 25 members of a big family from Islampur tehsil in Sangli district have been found to be infected with COVID-19.

Sangli district in Maharashtra is among the worst effected in the state. The toll in India has crossed 1200 with at least 32 death reported in the sub-continent. As the condition stands, it has been advised globally, for citizens to stay at home.

Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, ICC Women's T20I Rankings
Smriti Mandhana (Credits: Getty)

Smriti Mandhana has been told to stay home: SMNC Health Officer

Dr Ravindra Tate, health officer of the Sangli Mucipal Corporation, said that Smriti Mandhana has been asked to stay at home on March 25. He added, it is a precautionary measure and the health of people has been checked regularly.

Smriti Mandhana, India, ICC Women's T20 World Cup
Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues rose in the ICC Women’s T20I Rankings for the batswomen. Image Courtesy: Getty

“Yes, we told Smriti Mandhana to stay in home quarantine on March 25. We are also keeping an update on her health on a daily basis. Amid Coronavirus pandemic, we are taking these precautionary steps. The health of the people in home quarantine is being checked by the doctors daily here,” he told local newspaper Pudhari.

Mandhana was a part of the India women’s team squad for the T20 World Cup. She returned to India from Australia a few months back. India were thrashed by Australia in the final of the marquee tournament. With Mandhana’s form in the tournament being one of the questionable factors.