It’s breaking! Sourav Ganguly tests positive for COVID-19, admitted in Hospital


It’s breaking! Sourav Ganguly tests positive for COVID-19, admitted in Hospital

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has tested positive for COVID-19 & has been admitted to a hospital. “Ganguly is currently admitted in a city hospital after testing positive”, sources said media.

Though Sourav Ganguly is double vaccinated, he has tested positive for the deadly virus. The BCCI President has been traveling extensively & has been taking part in all professional activities. He was rushed immediately to the hospital lat on Monday night after he returned with positive results in the RT-PCR tests.

“Sourav is stable. He underwent angioplasty earlier this year. So as a precautionary measure he has been admitted to Woodlands,” Snehasish Ganguly, who had also contracted Covid earlier this year, told The Indian Express.

After Ganguly returned with positive results in the RT-PCR test he was sent immediately under isolation. He has been admitted to Woodlands hospital in Kolkata with mild symptoms, as per initial reports.

“He was taken to Woodlands Nursing Home last night. He has been given medication and is currently stable,” a BCCI source, who is keeping track of Ganguly’s health, told PTI.

Ganguly was admitted to the hospital twice earlier this year and underwent emergency angioplasty after having some cardiac issues. He was hospitalized on janaury 2 2021 with “chest discomfort, heaviness of head, vomiting and a spell of dizziness” while doing exercise at home gym. He underwent a second round of angioplasty & two stents were inserted in coronary arteries.

Sourav Ganguly has been serving as the president of BCCI since 2019 after serving as Secretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal. The news of Ganguly testing positive for COVID-19 comes as a major blow for the BCCI as they are yet to announce an ODI team for the South Africa Tour.

The entire cricket fraternity & friends wish the BCCI president a speedy recovery on Twitter.

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