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Woodlands’ Hospital Gives A Crucial Update On The Health Of Sourav Ganguly
By CricShots - Dec 29, 2021 6:28 pm
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The Woodlands hospital in Kolkata has come up with a crucial update on the health of the BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly. They have informed that former Indian skipper remains hemodynamically stable, afebrile, and maintaining oxygen saturation of 99% on room air. The BCCI president was immediately admitted to the hospital on Monday night as a precautionary measure after testing positive for Covid-19.

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Sourav Ganguly was tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday

BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly was admitted to the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata on Monday night when his RT-PCR test returned positive. The former Indian captain has already taken both doses of the vaccine and, but he was admitted to the hospital twice earlier this year and underwent emergency angioplasty after facing some cardiac issues. Ganguly’s elder brother Snehasish Ganguly had also tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this year.

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According to a statement released by the Woodlands Hospital, Sourav Ganguly received monoclonal antibody cocktail therapy and is currently hemodynamically stable.

In a statement released by the Woodlands hospital, Dr. Rupali Basu, MD & CEO of Woodlands Hospital said, “On the second day of admission, Sourav Gangly, BCCI President and former Indian cricket captain, remains hemodynamically stable, afebrile, and maintaining oxygen saturation of 99% on room air. He slept well last night and had breakfast and lunch.”

The 49-year-old had received “Monoclonal Antibody Cocktail therapy” on Monday night. The medical board is keeping a close watch on his health status, the statement read.

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Currently, in India, more than 7,000 new COVID-19 cases emerged on Wednesday, with the number of deaths rising by 302. About 34.8 million people have contracted the novel coronavirus in the world’s second-most populous nation with confirmed deaths of over 480,000.

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