Rishabh Pant dentist visits possible source of infection, claim report
Even before the three-week break for Indian cricketers after the WTC final began, many experts had speculated that players might be in danger of catching Covid-19. And that is exactly what has happened now. Wicket keeper Rishabh Pant had tested positive and is isolated, as has Wriddhiman Saha.
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While it is impossible to trace the source of the infection, it is believed that a recent visit to the dentist could be where Pant became infected. Now the guard has been in quarantine for eight days after testing positive on July 8. According to a Times of India report, Pant visited the dentist on July 5 and 6.
Meanwhile, the entire contingent and family members of the players received the second dose of the Covid vaccine in London. “Pant had been to a dentist on July 5 and 6 and could have caught the virus in the clinic. On July 7, he had been vaccinated, “a source told TOI.
Apart from that, Pant had traveled to Wembley Stadium on June 29 to watch England v Germany in the Euro 2020 game. Speaking on this, BCCI secretary Jay Shah , said: “Pant, who had not stayed at the team hotel during the break, tested positive on July 8th. He is asymptomatic and is currently undergoing self-isolation where he tested positive. He is closely monitored by the BCCI medical team and is on the mend. He will be able to join the team in Durham after returning two negative RT-PCR tests. “
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Sourav Ganguly also spoke on the subject. He said it is impossible to wear a mask at all times. “We have seen the Euro Championship and Wimbledon in England. The rules have changed (crowds are allowed inside the sites). They were on leave and it is physically impossible to wear a mask all the time. “
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