In an official release the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) stated that Ravi Shastri has been tested positive for COVID-19 after his lateral flow test returned positive.
“The BCCI Medical Team has isolated Mr Ravi Shastri, Head Coach, Mr B. Arun, Bowling Coach, Mr R. Sridhar, Fielding Coach, and Mr Nitin Patel, Physiotherapist as a precautionary measure after Mr Shastri’s lateral flow test returned positive last evening,” he said in a statement.
All the four support staffs have been put under quarantine until the next confirmation form BCCI medical team.
“The remaining members of the Team India contingent underwent two Lateral Flow Tests – one last night and another this morning. The members upon returning negative COVID reports were allowed to proceed for Day 4 of the ongoing fourth Test at The Oval,” Shah added.