Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Capitals on Saturday mentioned that it has made a request to the BCCI for the COVID-19 vaccination of its players forward of the cash-rich event starting on April 9.
With its players set to enter bio-secure bubble for the IPL subsequent week, a DC supply instructed PTI that the vaccination could begin with the Indian players.
“We’ve got spoken to the BCCI which in flip is in talks with the Union Well being Ministry, particularly now that the Olympic-bound athletes are/will likely be getting the vaccine,” a DC supply mentioned.
“The overseas players could not get the nod… they’ve initiated conversations and for the Indian players to begin off with,” he added.
The supply mentioned the DC players will enter the bio-secure bubble on Tuesday.
“So, DC players no matter out there will begin quarantine from Tuesday. As of now, it is going to be seven days of arduous quarantine earlier than the coaching begins in Mumbai.
He mentioned the BCCI has not but shared the Commonplace Working Process (SOP) relating to the protection measures to be taken in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 instances have been on the rise within the nation with greater than 40,000 new infections being added on Saturday.