Coronavirus Outbreak: Bangladesh U-19 cricketer Iftekhar Hossain tests positive for COVID-19 – Firstcricket News, Firstpost


A Bangladeshi under-19 cricketer, Iftekhar Hossain, has examined optimistic for COVID-19 and can be in isolation for every week, in accordance with a report.

A report in ESPNcricinfo said that Hossain returned optimistic throughout the second batch of exams on the Sher-e-Bangla Nationwide Stadium’s academy constructing on Monday.

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He was amongst 15 cricketers examined by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) forward of their month-long camp which begins on Sunday.

“Now we have had one optimistic case, and his identify is Iftekhar Hossain. He’ll now be in isolation beneath the BCB’s medical protocol. He’s wholesome however he’s being carefully monitored,” BCB’s sport improvement supervisor MA Kaysar mentioned.

“We’ll present him with every part throughout his isolation and the following plan of action can be determined by the BCB’s medical crew.

“The primary batch of 15 gamers arrived on the academy on 15 August, had been examined the next day, and when all had been discovered adverse, had been despatched to BKSP, the sports activities institute located 36km from Mirpur. The identical plan was adopted for the second batch, besides Hossain.”

Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza had earlier examined optimistic for the lethal virus earlier than recovering utterly.

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