COVID-19 scare has reached the corridors of power in India cricket. The Board of Control for Cricket in India President Sourav Ganguly’s family members have reportedly tested for novel Coronavirus.
Wife Gananguly’s brother Snehashish, who is a former first class cricketer and Cricket Association of Bengal secretary, has tested positive with the COVID-19 virus. Snehashish’s
Shenashish’s mother-in-law and father-in-law are also infected with the virus. A domestic help has also tested positive.
“All the four complained of some health issues, which were similar to the symptoms of COVID-19 when they were staying at another residence and not at Ganguly’s ancestral house in Behala. After testing positive, all the four were shifted to a private nursing home,” Business Insider India has quoted a senior health department official as saying.
The patients are presently being tested a nursing home in Kolkata. “Whether they will be discharged or not, depends on the result of the tests,” sources at the nursing home stated.
They will again be tested for the virus infection today (Saturday) to decide the course of their treatment ahead.
Snehashish has represented Bengal in 59 first class and 18 List A matches, scoring 2,534 and 275 runs respectively between 1986 and 1997.