Published:20 August 2020
Iftekhar Hossain, a Bangladeshi U19 cricket player who participated in the national training camp, has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been quarantined.
Bangladeshi U19 cricketer Iftekhar Hossain participated in the national training camp at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Milpur. He tested positive for the coronavirus and was quarantined for 7 days. According to an agreement established by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), the first batch of tests took place on August 16, when all results were negative. But in the second batch of tests, Hossain was the only test with a positive result. The third batch of Covid-19 tests will take place on August 20.
MA Kayser, the development manager of the Bangladesh Cricket Committee, said in an interview with the media that Hussein will be taken care of by the committee. "According to the BCB medical agreement, he will now be in isolation. Although he is healthy, he is under close surveillance. We will provide him with everything during the isolation period. The next step will be decided by the BCB medical team." Kessel said.