Former world champion boxer L Sarita Devi has quarantined herself away from her home in Imphal for at least the next 10 days to ensure that her young son's "well being is not compromised".
Sarita Devi and her husband Thoiba Singh are moving to a COVID-19 care facility, but are asymptomatic.
Sarita Devi crashed out of theAIBA Women's World Boxing Championshipsafter losing 0-5 to Russia's Natalia Shadrina in 60kg category.
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) was picked on Wednesday without a trial on the basis of her performance in the past few months.
L Sarita Devi is currently an athletes representative in the executive committee of the Boxing Federation of India.
India, who had bagged six golds in the inaugural edition in New Delhi last year, doubled their gold count this year.
Mary Kom will be chasing a historic sixth gold medal at the AIBA Women's World Championships.
Mary Kom is tied with Katie Taylor of Ireland on five gold medals and one more will make her the most successful woman boxer in history.
World medallists Shiva Thapa (60kg) and L Sarita Devi (60kg) notched up hard-fought wins to enter the semifinals of the India Open.
Former world and Asian champion L Sarita Devi (60kg) on Tuesday advanced to the quarterfinals of the National Women's Boxing Championships.