Delhi Capitals confirms all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has returned positive to COVID-19 and has been hospitalized
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 is hitting its peak, but there is already reports of COVID-19 outbreak in the bio-bubble. Reports few days ago confirmed of Delhi Capitals (DC) team chief physio Patrick Farhart getting infected. At the same time, the team's all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has also been confirmed to be COVID-19 positive.
4 members of close contact with Mitchell Marsh have also been identified. Earlier on the morning of 18 April, it was reported that a foreign player included in the Delhi Capitals team has been found to have symptoms of COVID-19, after which the result has returne positive after his antigen test, now the result of RT-PCR test is being awaited.
Informing the same in a statement issued by the Delhi Capitals franchise, they confirmed that Delhi Capitals team all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been found positive for COVID-19, after which he has been admitted to the hospital. Delhi Capitals is constantly monitoring his condition.
OFFICIAL STATEMENT:— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) April 18, 2022
Delhi Capitals all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has tested positive for COVID-19, following which he has been admitted to a hospital. The Delhi Capitals medical team is closely monitoring Marsh’s condition. pic.twitter.com/lvatopJtcV
Apart from this, the COVID test of some members of the support staff included in the bio-bubble of the Delhi Capitals team has also been found positive. The franchise is also keeping a close eye on them and monitoring their situation. Apart from this, the rooms of the players and staff is being checked and sanitized as well.
It was decided to stop the IPL 2021 season midway after receiving frequent cases of COVID-19 and was moved to UAE later the year. After which, in view of the impact of the second wave of Corona epidemic in India, it was decided to organize the T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE, which was to be played in India.