BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly tests positive for Covid-19, admitted to hospital


Former India skipper and current Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly has tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently admitted in a Kolkata hospital.

As per reports, Ganguly had mild fever on Sunday (December 26) and received a positive report for the deadly virus on Monday evening (December 27) following which he was admitted to Woodlands Hospital in his hometown.

After bieng hospitalised, Ganguly’s family sources were quoted as saying that there was no cause of panic his condition was currently stable.

Reports suggested that Ganguly, 49, was advised not to isolate at home by medical experts because of his pre-existing heart condition.

Notably, the BCCI Chief is fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Earlier this year, his brother Snehasish Ganguly had also returned popsitive for Covid-19.

The former India skipper had twice been admitted to hospital in January this year after complaining of chest discomfort and had later underwent two angioplasty procedures.

Recently, Ganguly had attended the premiere of Bangla superstar and TMC MP Dev’s latest film Tonic on December 24 along with Bengal’s celebrities like Nusrat, Yash, Babul Supriyo, TMC MLA Madan Mitra and others.

News Desk

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