Former India goalkeeper Bhaskar Ganguly hospitalised

Ganguly's oxygen saturation level dropped to 91 amid fever. The COVID-19 test has returned negative.

Bhaskar Ganguly, who also captained the country at the 1982 Asian Games, was hospitalised with high fever and low oxygen saturation level.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Former India goalkeeper Bhaskar Ganguly, who also captained the country at the 1982 Asian Games, was hospitalised with high fever and low oxygen saturation level.

However, his COVID-19 test report has returned negative and the 64-year-old is put under observation at a private hospital on EM Bypass, said his former team-mate Mihir Basu.

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"He became seriously ill on Monday evening and the had more than 100 degree fever. His oxygen saturation level also dropped to 91. We rushed him to hospital and was put under observation in the ICU. His condition is now stable and if all goes well, he will be discharged within four-five days," Basu, a former India striker said.

The former East Bengal legend has also been suffering from Parkinson's disease.

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