IPL 2021: Sams joins RCB bio-bubble after testing COVID-19 negative

Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Daniel Sams joined the team bio-bubble on Saturday after clearing RT-PCR tests, ten days after testing positive for COVID-19.

Sams was traded from Delhi Capitals to RCB before the start of this season

Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Daniel Sams joined the team bio-bubble on Saturday after clearing RT-PCR tests, ten days after testing positive for COVID-19, the franchise announced.

The 28-year-old had arrived in India on April 3 with a negative COVID-19 report, but tested positive during the second test on April 7 and was in quarantine since then.

"We are pleased to inform that Royal Challengers Bangalore, all-rounder Daniel Sams, has joined the RCB bio-bubble on 17th April 2021 with negative reports for COVID-19," RCB said in a statement.

"RCB medical team was in constant touch with Sams to ensure his safety and declared him fit to join the team after all the required examinations as part of the BCCI protocols," the statement added.

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Sams, who was traded to the RCB this season from Delhi Capitals, is the second player of the franchise to recover from COVID-19.