Delhi Capitals’ Assistant Physio Contracts COVID-19

Delhi Capitals’ Assistant Physio Contracts COVID-19

Delhi Capitals’ Assistant Physio Contracts COVID-19

The Delhi Capitals had confirmed that their assistant physiotherapist has tested positive for COVID-19. 

The Delhi Capitals are now the third team to have reported a positive COVID-19 case in their camp. As the franchise had reported, their physiotherapist who had tested positive had travelled independently to UAE. Despite turning in two negative results from the prior tests on his first and third day of arrival, the tests conducted on his sixth day turned out to be positive. 

The official statement of the team said, ‘He was yet to meet with, and had not been in contact with any players or staff of the franchise. He was isolated immediately, and is currently at the IPL Isolation Facility in Dubai for the next 14 days, at the end of which he will have to produce two negative reports for him to be able to join the Delhi Capitals squad. The franchise's medical team is in constant touch with him, and wishes him a speedy recovery’. 

Other COVID-19 cases seen on other franchises were Rajasthan Royals’ fielding coach and thirteen members of the Chennai Super Kings which included two members and 11 staff members. Gladly, all of those had already recovered and were already allowed to go back to rejoin their teams. 

To know more about the Delhi Capitals and the other franchise teams of the IPL, head over to Betwala. 

READ MORE: What is the Indian Premier League?

Latest News
Dean Jones Dies at the Age of 59

Dean Jones Dies at the Age of 59

Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones dies from a cardiac arrest a...

Ben Cutting Signs with Sydney Thunders

Ben Cutting Signs with Sydney Thunders

Ben Cutting ends his nine-year career at Brisbane Heat by signing w...

Somerset to Take One Step Further

Somerset to Take One Step Further

The Somerset team currently has their eyes fixed on winning the Bob...

MS Dhoni Explains Why He Batted at No.7

MS Dhoni Explains Why He Batted at No.7

Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni explains why he chose to bat a...