Delhi Capitals on Tuesday informed that their spinner Amit Mishra has been moved to a designated medical facility after being tested positive for COVID-19.
Amit Mishra is shifted to a designated medical facility after testing positive for COVID-19!
The Delhi Capitals medical team is in constant contact with Amit Mishra & is currently taking care of his safety. The team also wished Mishra a speedy recovery by tweeting on Twitter. “Delhi Capitals leg spinner Amit Mishra has tested positive for COVID-19. He has been moved to a designated medical care facility as per the BCCI rules & guidelines”, Delhi Capitals tweeted.
“The Delhi Capitals medical team is in constant touch with Amit Mishra & is ensuring his well-being. We wish him a speedy recovery”, the tweet added.
CSK batting coach Mike Hussey also tested positive for COVID-19
CSK batting coach Michael Hussey has also tested positive for COVID-19. The news of Hussey being tested for COVID-19 came later on Tuesday.
Speaking to ANI a senior CSK Official said that the sample of Mike Hussey has gone for a re-test. Whether he is positive for COVID-19 or not will be confirmed after the report comes. “His sample came positive & has gone for a retest & we can only confirm after that report comes,” The Official said
When asked about the other players, the Official said that they have started heading out with Balaji in isolation as he tested positive for COVID-19.
“The players have started moving with Balaji staying in isolation as he tested positive for COVID-19. Whereas the foreign players are awaiting confirmation from the BCCI on the route of travel. While the Indian players are heading back home”, the Official added.
The BCCI in an emergency meeting on Tuesday decided to postpone the IPL 2021 with immediate effect after COVID-19 affects the bio-bubbles. The board also ensured the players that they will arrange for a safe & secure passage for all the participants of the IPL 2021. The BCCI further extended its gratitude to all the healthcare workers, state associations, players, support staff, franchisees, sponsors, partners & all the service providers who have made IPL 2021 possible even in these tiring times.
On Tuesday, India registered 3, 57,229 new COVID-19 cases & 3,449 deaths informed the union health ministry Tuesday morning. The surge of the second wave of COVID-19 has affected India to a great extent.