Kolkata, July 27
The quarantine facility on the iconic Eden Gardens for the frontline COVID-19 warriors of Kolkata Police is prepared for operation, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Avishek Dalmiya mentioned on Monday.
The cricket venue has made out there areas beneath its 5 galleries (E, F, G and H blocks) to be arrange as COVID-19 quarantine centre.
“It’s been set up and made ready under E and F blocks in the first phase. It is expected to be operational soon,” mentioned Dalmiya.
“We have also allowed them to use our mini hospital area in F Block which would be used by doctors who would be monitoring those in quarantine,” he added.
The CAB, in the meantime, has cleared dues of its scorers, umpires and match observers with ad-hoc advance of greater than Rs 16 crore it had obtained from the BCCI in May.
“We used that amount to clear all the dues of umpires, scorers and match observers,” mentioned Dalmiya. PTI