BCCI president Sourav Ganguly’s kin test COIVID-19 positive

Kolkata: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly’s elder brother, his wife and other family members have tested positive for Covid-19.

As per the information provided by state health department officials on Friday, the family members of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) secretary Snehashish Gangly tested positive for Covid-19.

Snehasish’s wife, his mother-in-law and father-in-law also tested positive for the disease last week.

Besides, a domestic help at Snehasish’s Mominpur home, where he was living recently was also found to be positive. They are all undergoing treatment at a private nursing home in the city and are stable.

Snehashish, a former Ranji cricketer, has tested negative for Covid-19 and been advised home isolation.

All the four complained of some health issues, which were similar to the symptoms of Covid-19 when they were staying at another residence and not at Ganguly’s ancestral house in Behala.

After testing positive, all the four were shifted to a private nursing home, a senior official of the department said.

They will be tested again on Saturday and further decisions on their treatment will be taken. Whether they will be discharged or not, depends on the result of the tests.

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