Mashrafe Mortaza tests positive for Covid-19 again in span of 15 days, BCB official says no need to panic


Mashrafe Mortaza, who performs solely ODIs and had stepped down from captaincy earlier this 12 months, had contracted the illness final month. He had confirmed the information through a Facebook put up on June 20. 

Former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza (Reuters Photo)

Former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza has examined positive for coronavirus for the second time in span of 15 days, BCB chief doctor confirmed Saturday.

Mortaza, who performs solely ODIs and had stepped down from captaincy earlier this 12 months, had contracted the illness final month. He had confirmed the information through a Facebook put up on June 20.

“There is no reason to panic. He will give another test on eighth (8 July) and he might be cleared at that point of time. In most cases the patient is cleared by 14 days but that is not mandatory. Someone might take more time,” BCB chief doctor Debashish Chowdhury was quoted as saying by Cricbuzz.

Last month, Nazmul Islam, who was concerned in distributing meals and different provides in his hometown Narayanganj — one of the worst-hit areas in Bangladesh — additionally examined positive for COVID-19.

Former Bangladesh cricketer Nafees Iqbal, who’s the elder brother of ODI captain Tamim Iqbal, had additionally examined positive for coronavirus.

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