One member of Indian staff has examined constructive for Covid in England.© AFP
One of many 23 Indian cricketers within the ongoing tour of England has examined constructive for COVID-19 throughout the 20-day break and won’t be travelling with the staff to Durham on Thursday. The information comes within the wake of BCCI secretary Jay Shah lately sending an e-mail to the Indian contingent in the UK warning it in regards to the rising circumstances of COVID-19. The facet is to reassemble at Durham in a bio-bubble forward of the Take a look at collection towards England subsequent month.
“Sure, one of many gamers has examined constructive though he’s largely asymptomatic at the moment. He’s in quarantine at an acquaintance’s place and will not be travelling with the staff to Durham on Thursday,” a BCCI supply advised PTI on situations of anonymity.
Whereas the touring occasion within the UK is tight-lipped in regards to the title of the participant, it’s understood that he has been by the Delta variant which has led to rising variety of circumstances there.
Shah, in his letter, advised the gamers to “keep away from” crowded locations as Covishield solely gives safety, not full immunity towards the virus.
The truth is, Shah’s letter had particularly acknowledged that gamers ought to keep away from going to Wimbledon and Euro Championships, which lately concluded there.
The Indian staff is because of tackle England in a five-match Take a look at collection beginning August 4.
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