RCB Player and Aussie all-rounder Daniel Sams has confirmed positive for COVID-19. He had tried negative in the main test yet has tried positive in the second Test.
The several days in front of the IPL 2021 opener where RCB will go head to head against reigning champs Mumbai Indians.
“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,” a statement given by RCB.
Royal Challengers Bangalore medical team is in constant touch with Daniel Sams and continue to monitor his health and abide by the BCCI protocols.
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) April 7, 2021
According to BCCI’s SOPs for IPL 2021, all players (with the exception of those from the India-England series), support staff, and the executives entering the air pocket need to go through a seven-day isolation in their lodgings.
Each individual will be tried on various occasions during this period, and after returning the negative outcomes, they will be permitted to emerge from their rooms and start outside preparing and practicing meetings.
Sams is the fourth part in IPL 2021 to test positive for COVID-19. Prior his colleague Devudtt Padikkal (RCB), Axar Patel (DC) and Nitish Rana (KKR) had tested positive for Covid. Padikkal has tried negative while Axar Patel is recuperating from the COVID-19. Nitish Rana, then again, has joined the KKR group in Chennai subsequent to testing negative for COVID-19 twice.
Various COVID-19 cases have surfaced in front of IPL. From ground staff at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium to camera groups various individuals engaged with the association have tried positive for Covid, causing a disturbing circumstance in front of the period opener.