Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has been home quarantined after his elder brother tested positive for Covid-19. Snehashish Ganguly, the joint secretary of Cricket Association of Bengal, has been admitted to the Belle Due Hospital in Kolkata after his reports were found positive.
“He was suffering from fever for the last few days and his test report came positive today. He’s been admitted to Belle Vue Hospital,” a CAB official told PTI.
“The reports arrived late in the evening. As per health protocols, even Sourav will have to be in home quarantine for a stipulated period,” a source close to the BCCI President added.
Snehashish has been shifted to their ancestral hour, where the current BCCI President is based, after his wife and in-laws in Mominpur residence also tested positive for the deadly virus.
Sourav, however, was unavailable for for a comment on the development of the same.
In a recent interview with India Today, Ganguly had spoken about how his life has changed, making most people vulnerable. “My brother visits our factories everyday and he is more at risk,” the former batting star had said.
The cricket fraternity also lost Sanjay Dobal, former Delhi Club cricketer, to the deadly coronavirus on June 29.
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