Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 4 (ANI): With the second COVID-19 wave rampant throughout the nation, SC East Bengal head coach Robbie Fowler on Tuesday urged everyone to follow all security precautions so as to combat the continuing coronavirus pandemic.
India registered a slight dip in COVID-19 instances because it registered 3,57,229 new coronavirus infections within the final 24 hours, knowledgeable the union well being ministry on Tuesday morning. With this, the cumulative rely of the instances has gone up to 2,02,82,833.
“We, at SC East Bengal, are doing everything we can to try and help you. We are all with you. Just hoping that things subside pretty soon,” mentioned Fowler in a video posted by SC East Bengal on Twitter.
“Until then just make sure you keep doing what you need to do stay safe, make sure you wash your hands, sanitize. If you do need to go out, make sure you wear a face mask. Try and stay safe as possible,” he added.
SC East Bengal just lately featured within the seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL). The aspect completed at ninth position with simply three wins in 20 video games.
ISL seven got here to a detailed with Mumbai City FC being topped champions. The season, which marked the return of main sports activities occasions in India, had a mega journey amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a launch, the league mentioned an estimated quantity of ₹17 crore was spent on “COVID testing and other related costs”.
As many as 115 video games have been performed within the recently-concluded season of the ISL among the many 11 groups. During the season, a complete of 298 targets have been scored.
Keeping within the thoughts the protection of everyone concerned, 18 bio-bubbles have been created throughout 14 inns. The variety of folks examined by RT-PCR was 1635. The whole variety of assessments finished in the course of the season is roughly 70,000.
Mumbai City FC received the title on Saturday after defeating ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1 within the closing. (ANI)