"I have been testing myself and taking all the recommended precautions to ensure Covid is kept at bay. However, I've tested positive today following mild symptoms. All others at home have tested negative," Tendulkar wrote in a statement on his official Twitter handle.
"I've quarantined myself at home and am following all the necessary protocols as advised by my doctors," the statement read.
“I want to thank all the healthcare professionals who are supporting me and many others across the country. Take care all of you,”he added.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest cricketers of all time, Tendulkar represented India from 1989-2013, and currently holds the records for most runs in ODI and Test formats.
The Master Blaster recently took part in the Road Safety World Series Challenge veteran's tournament, where he led the team to title win.
The Covid-19 cases have been on a surge in Maharashtra and Mumbai with over 36,000 positive cases recorded on Friday.