BCB Strength & Conditioning Coach Nick Lee tested Corona positive
One Bangladeshi cricketer and also a member of the support staff have tested positive for COVID-19.
Incidentally, both had no visible symptoms leading up to the sample collection (which was done on Monday), the BCB’s Medical Team headed by Dr. Debashish Chaudhary has advised the player Saif Hassan and BCB’s Head of Physical Performance Nick Lee to go into self-isolation immediately in accordance with the COVID-19 management protocol until they undergo another test.
Nick Lee had previously worked with Sri Lanka Cricket.
Test samples from 24 individuals (17 players and seven support staff) were collected on Monday and few more on Tuesday. in Dhaka.
It may be noted that Lee had earlier reported positive on 14 August in Dubai, UAE and negative on 23 August after 10 days in isolation. He also completed a 14-day self-quarantine on arrival in Dhaka prior to Monday’s test. BCB’s Sports Physician Dr Debashis Chowdhury said: “Our consultant for COVID-19 is reviewing Lee’s case to determine whether it is a new or previous infection before advising on the management plan.”