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Cricket Association Of Bengal Shuts Down After Worker Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) office at Eden Garden, Kolkata, was shut for a week, after a temporary worker tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday. Chandan Das, a temporary civil engineer working on a contractual project, was tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently undergoing treatment at Charnock Hospital.

“Mr Chandan Das, who worked in the civil engineering department through not on a permanent basis, has tested positive today with covid 19. He is at present admitted at Charnock Hospital,” the Cricket Association of Bengal said in a press release.

Cricket Association Of Bengal Shuts Down After Worker Tests Positive For Coronavirus
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The release also stated that Das had not attended the office for a week but the cricket body decided to shut the office for a week on the advice of the doctors in CAB’s medical committee. All those officers working from the Cricket Association of Bengal office have been asked to refrain from entering the premises during this period.

“Even though he had not come to CAB for a week, on the advice of the eminent doctors in the Medical Committee, we have asked all to refrain from visiting the CAB Office for the next seven days and during this period, extensive sanitizing will take place keeping all safety protocols in mind,” said Avishek Dalmiya, the CAB president.

“Incidentally CAB has not opened formally and has been working sporadically with a skeleton staff essentially to meet certain statutory compliances and for clearing dues to various stakeholders”, he further added.

We wish Chandan Das a speedy and a healthy recovery. Leave your best wishes for him in the comments below.

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