IPL 2020: BCCI medical team member tests positive for COVID-19

A member of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s medical team in the United Arab Emirates has tested positive for COVID-19.

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The professional is "asymptomatic" and has been kept in "isolation" from the rest of the BCCI operations team.   -  Getty Images

A member of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s medical team in the United Arab Emirates has tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.

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An Indian Premier League (IPL) insider confirmed to Sportstar that the professional is "asymptomatic" and has been kept in "isolation" from the rest of the BCCI operations team.

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The development takes the number of confirmed coronarvirus cases in the IPL entourage to 14, ahead of the tournament-opener on September 19. Last week, 13 members of the Chennai Super Kings contingent, including two cricketers, were found COVID-19 positive. They are currently in mandatory 14-day isolation after which they will be tested again.

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