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On July 15 (Wednesday), the secretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal Snehasish Ganguly was tested positive with the COVID-19 pandemic. Soon after the incident, BCCI President and brother of Snehasish, Sourav Ganguly has self-isolated himself as a precautionary measure to COVID-19.

Snehasish tested at a private pathological laboratory in Kolkata. Following that, he has been admitted to the Belle Vue Clinic for further treatment. It is learnt that he was having fever, around 99-100 degrees Fahrenheit for the last two-three days following which he decided to undergo the test.

Sourav Ganguly goes into self-isolation

Sourav Ganguly and his brother live in the same compound in Behala. As per the recently issued revised health advisory, 10-day isolation will suffice. Incidentally, the former India skipper celebrated his birthday on 8th July with the entire family in his house. In the month of June, Snehasish’s wife had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Soon after the reports came out, Sourav Ganguly and his entire family have gone into self-isolation. A member of the family disclosed the news while having a chat with the ABP Live.

Sourav Ganguly (Credit: Twitter)

“See, they live in the same house. As per protocol, he will have to be in-home quarantine for a stipulated period,” he said. 

Last month there were rumours that the CAB’s secretary has been infected by the novel coronavirus. However, Snehashish Ganguly had issued a statement clarifying that the news is false and he is completely fit and healthy.

“I am perfectly healthy and am doing office every day. The news doing rounds about my illness is baseless and is not expected in these trying times. Hope that after this, it will firmly put a lid on such untrue sensational news that is doing rounds.” the statement read.