The ongoing Coronavirus is raising several doubts on the commencement of the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League(IPL), with one after the other teams are reporting Covid-19 infections.
The Play Bold army Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) reported a second infection after Daniel Sams has come in contact with the respiratory disease. Earlier, Devdutt Padikkal has tested positive for the virus.
The RCB team took to Twitter to announce the news of Danial Sma testing positive for the virus. In the tweet, the franchise said the player has checked into a hotel in Chennai on April 3rd with a negative report.
On the 7th of April, when he underwent a test for the second time, he has tested positive for the virus. Daniel Sams is in isolation currently at a special medical facility, the franchise said.
"Daniel Sams checked into the team hotel in Chennai on April 3rd, with a negative COVID report on arrival. His report from the 2nd test on 7th April came positive. Sams is currently asymptomatic and he is currently in isolation at a designated medical facility. Royal Challengers Bangalore medical team is in constant touch with Daniel Sams and continue to monitor his health and abide by the BCCI protocols, â€ the statement reads.
Earlier, KKR batsman Nitish Rana, Delhi Capitals all-rounder Axar Patel, Mumbai Indians' coach, former Indian wicketkeeper Kiran More have tested positive for the respiratory disease.