Hockey India, in its 20-page pointers to state items, says that solely ‘secure’ and ‘low danger’ gamers based on Aarogya Setu app shall be allowed to take part in tournaments.
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- Final Up to date: Could 14, 2020, 3:40 PM IST
Hockey India has made it obligatory for all hockey gamers and the employees of its member associations to have the Aarogya Setu app on their cellphones in an effort to take part in any of the tournaments organised sooner or later.
Aarogya Setu app is authorities’s coronavirus tracker and Hockey India, in its 20-page pointers to state items, has stated the app will assist them maintain observe of the gamers’ well being and solely these ‘secure’ or ‘low danger’ shall be allowed to participate, Indian Categorical reported.
“Earlier than leaving for the upcoming occasion, all gamers and employees should evaluation their standing on ‘Aarogyasetu’ and journey solely when the app reveals ‘secure’ or ‘low danger’ standing,” the doc states.
In response to the doc as acknowledged by the Indian Categorical, Hockey India has listed out directions to be adopted as and when coaching and tournaments resume. These directions embrace: taking part in 5-a-side hockey matches on a full-length pitch, coaching in small teams and with the identical set of gamers always, arriving on the floor dressed and able to prepare, cleansing and sanitising the balls, and figuring out areas to isolate an individual who reveals signs of coronavirus.
“Full pitch might be divided into Four components, and most of 3-Four gamers might use every half at a time with minimal of 1 meter house between every participant,” the doc reads. “The identical set of 3-Four participant(s) ought to prepare collectively always to keep away from any unfold of an infection if incase anybody is affected sooner or later.”
Hockey India has additional stated that in a coaching session, solely gamers and employees shall be allowed and never even the groundmen. The gamers have been suggested to deliver their very own water bottles and guarantee no one else touches it.
Relating to the spectators, the doc says, “Ideally spectator seating ought to be organized in a means that there is 1 meter distance between every spectator.”
The report additionally stated that the lads’s and ladies’s nationwide groups are set to have an e-meeting with Sports activities Minister Kiren Rijiju to talk about the resumption of their coaching.