Senior BCCI Medical team Member Tests Positive for COVID-19


One member of the BCCI medical team in the UAE has been tested positive for COVID-19 confirmed sources within the board.

The case comes after 13 people tested positive for COVID-19 after reaching the UAE. Reports also revealed that two people at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru has also tested positive for coronavirus. Speaking to media sources a senior member of the BCCI team has tested positive for coronavirus.

“It is true, but there is no issue as he (senior medical officer) is asymptomatic and has been kept in isolation. He has not been in contact with anyone and possibly contracted it during his travel to the UAE. He is being monitored and should hopefully be fine in the next round of testing. We also have two people at the NCA who have tested positive and have been kept in isolation,” the sources said.

On August 29, the BCCI has confirmed that 13 members of the CSK squad including two players has been tested positive for coronavirus.

“13 personnel have tested positive of which 2 are players. All the affected personnel as well as their close contacts are asymptomatic and have been isolated from other team members. They are being monitored by the IPL Medical Team,” the BCCI had said in an official release.

On September 1st, CSK’s CEO had confirmed that there are no new cases of coronavirus in the squad 7 said that the people who were tested positive earlier will be tested once again only after their 14-day quarantine period is over. “Those who tested positive earlier will be tested again only after 14 days,” N Srinivasan quoted as saying.