Corona Virus and its threat is increasing with every day. In a latest development to the corona cases, Karnataka Govt. has allegedly refused to organise IPL matches at Bangalore this season. According to the reports, Karnataka govt. has taken the decision after a Bengaluru resident with a travel history to the USA was find positive in Corona Virus Test on Monday.
India has been under the threat of Corona Virus as in last couple of weeks, more than two dozen cases of coronavirus have been detected in the country. With the Corona threat increasing with each day, the health ministry in India has also raised its concerns to the sports ministry regarding the mass gatherings. A meeting is also expected between the brass of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the health ministry next week.
Reports also claimed that the detected person came in came in contact with around 2,666 people since then. Currently, the person has been kept in the isolation centre at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases (RGICD) in Bengaluru. In an advisory, the Karnataka government has also asked for closing all primary schools and IT companies till further notice.
Earlier, the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Friday reiterated that “everything is on schedule” and also provided assurance that, “We will take all precautions. I don’t know what the exact measures will be yet because the medical team is still discussing them.”
Recently, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope had also raised concerns over the coronavirus outbreak and advised the BCCI to stage the league later some time in order to avoid the Corona Virus Threat. Tope had said, “There is always a possible danger of spread (of contagious diseases) when large numbers of people gather in one place… Such (IPL) events can always be organised later.”