BCCI president Sourav Ganguly tests Covid-19 positive

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly tests Covid-19 positive, gets 'monoclonal cocktail therapy'

Sourav was administered 'monoclonal antibody cocktail therapy' at night and, and at present, is 'haemodynamically' stable

Sourav Ganguly. Credit: IANS File Photo

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has tested positive for Covid-19. Ganguly got admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata on Monday, and is currently stable.

"Sourav Ganguly, BCCI president and former Indian cricket captain, got admitted at Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital on December 27, 2021 late evening with Covid Positive status," a press statement released on Tuesday by the hospital said.

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Sourav was administered "monoclonal antibody cocktail therapy" at night and, and at present, is "haemodynamically" stable, the statement adds.

The hospital has constituted a medical board comprising three doctors. The board in consultation with "Dr Devi Shetty and Dr Aftab Khan is keeping a close watch on his health status", the statement mentioned.

Meanwhile, senior Trinamool leader and MP Derek O'Brien has also isolated himself after testing positive. "Have tested positive for Covid. Moderate symptoms. Isolating at home. If you have come into contact with me in the last three days, and have symptoms, please seek medical advice," O'Brien tweeted on Tuesday.

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