Cricket Affiliation of Bengal president Avishek Dalmiya was on Tuesday admitted to a metropolis hospital after testing constructive for COVID-19.
He developed COVID-19 signs like fever and his RT-PCR report “has come constructive with excessive viral load”, he acknowledged in a Fb put up.
“As a precautionary measure, he was shifted to the Woodlands Hospital the place he’ll obtain Monoclonal Antibody Cocktail remedy and is at the moment in a steady situation,” an official informed PTI.
Final week, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly too was admitted to the identical hospital the place he was handled for 4 days after testing constructive.
Former Bengal captain Shukla additionally assessments constructive
Former Bengal captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla, who can be the present Below-23 coach of the state crew, has additionally examined constructive for the virus.
“He has excessive fever and his check report has come constructive and has been suggested dwelling isolation,” the official stated.
As per the well being division bulletin on Monday, West Bengal registered 6,078 new COVID-19 circumstances, pushing the numbers to 16,55,228.
The dying toll additionally went as much as 19,794 after 13 extra individuals succumbed to the virus within the final 24 hours, the division stated in a bulletin.
The variety of lively circumstances now could be 20,186.
Within the final 24 hours, 31,030 samples have been examined for COVID-19 in West Bengal taking the overall variety of such medical examinations to 2,14,99,077, the bulletin stated.