Ravi Shastri tests positive for Covid-19; coach, 4 support staff put under isolationtext_fields
New Delhi: Ravi Shastri, the head coach of the Indian cricket team has turned positive for Covid-19 in the lateral flow test conducted on Saturday evening ahead of Day 4 of the Oval Test on Sunday, the BCCI said in a release.
Jay Shah on Sunday said that four members of Team India support staff will remain in isolation after Ravi Shastri's lateral flow test returned positive.
"The BCCI Medical Team has isolated Mr Ravi Shastri, Head Coach, Mr B. Arun, Bowling Coach, Mr R. Sridhar, Fielding Coach, and Mr Nitin Patel, Physiotherapist as a precautionary measure after Mr Shastri's lateral flow test returned positive last evening," he said in a statement.
They have undergone RT-PCR tests and shall remain in the team hotel and not travel with Team India until confirmation from the medical team.
"The remaining members of the Team India contingent underwent two Lateral Flow Tests - one last night and another this morning. The members upon returning negative COVID reports were allowed to proceed for Day 4 of the ongoing fourth Test at The Oval," Shah added.