In what comes as unfortunate news, Harbhajan Singh has tested positive for COVID-19. The 41-year-old was recently trending as he had announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He announced his decision last month.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday, he took to Twitter to inform everyone that he got tested positive. The “Turbanator” also asked everyone who came in contact with him to get tested as a matter of precaution. Nevertheless, he is currently in home quarantine.
“I’ve tested positive for COVID with mild symptoms. I have quarantined myself at home and taking all the necessary precautions. I would request those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested at the earliest. Please be safe and take care 🙏🙏” read Harbhajan Singh’s Tweet.
I've tested positive for COVID with mild symptoms. I have quarantined myself at home and taking all the necessary precautions.
I would request those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested at the earliest. Please be safe and take care 🙏🙏
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) January 21, 2022
Harbhajan Singh’s wife also Covid-19 positive
Geeta Basra, Harbhajan’s better half, has also tested positive for COVID-19. She recently posted a story on Instagram, with a ‘Quarantine Mode’ sticker.
“After being so careful and trying to dodge this damn thing for 2 years, the virus finally caught us,” read Geeta Basra’s caption.
Meanwhile, earlier in December 2021, the former spinner took to Twitter to announce his decision to retire. Alongside a caption, he also shared a video, which featured him drawing light on his career and personal life.
“All good things come to an end and today as I bid adieu to the game that has given me everything in life, I would like to thank everyone who made this 23-year-long journey beautiful and memorable. My heartfelt thank you Grateful,” read the caption of his Tweet. The legend has taken 711 international wickets in his career, and has been a regular feature in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as well. The teams he has represented in the Indian T20 league are Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders.