CAB conducts 63 tests for Covid-19, two test positive

By: Sports Desk |

Updated: October 1, 2020 11:03:22 am

Kolkata’s Eden Gardens was transformed to a quarantine centre throughout metropolis struggle in opposition to Covid-19 pandemic. (FILE)

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) held a Covid-19 test camp on Wednesday whereby senior Bengal gamers Shreyan Chakraborty and Mukesh Kumar examined positive for the virus. 63 individuals, together with 21 senior Bengal cricketers and 16 girls cricketers, had been examined through the camp.

According to the CAB, the camp was performed after acquiring the NOC from all related departments and all government-approved SOPs had been adopted.

Providing additional info on the tests, the CAB in an announcement launched, mentioned: “The 63 individuals will probably be immediately and not directly concerned because the affiliation will get prepared to start it’s staggered gymnasium periods on the indoor facility throughout the Eden Gardens premises.

Incidentally, Shreyan Chakraborty and Mukesh Kumar examined positive through the drive.

“The entire process was undertaken under diligent supervision of association Vice-president Naresh Ojha, who is the chairperson of the Covid Task Force created for this purpose,” it added.

“Today we examined 63 folks that included 37 cricketers, apart from the teaching group, physios, housekeeping boys, safety employees and Dr Ujjal Banerjee, who can be a grade one umpire. He has been appointed as a physician for the camp.

“The process began at 11.30 in the morning and finished around 3pm. First the women cricketers were tested, followed by male cricketers and then the coaching staff and others. We had been planning for the camp under the guidance of our association president and I am happy to state that the whole process was completed maintaining all Covid protocols and the response of all concerned was inspiring to say the least,” it concluded.

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