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The COVID optimistic worker reported for work with no unfavorable take a look at outcome.© AFP

The Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) workplace on the Feroz Shah Kotla premises has been shut down after a employees member examined optimistic for COVID-19 and reported to work with no “negative test report”. DDCA joint secretary Rajan Manchanda, the one lively office-bearer within the absence of president and secretary (Vinod Tihara is underneath suspension), has given directions to close down the Kotla until additional discover as a number of workers will now must go for quarantine and call tracing must be achieved.

“It has come to my notice that there has been a COVID-19 positive case in DDCA today. Please shut down the club with immediate effect till further orders and please ensure sanitisation of the entire club premises as soon as possible,” Manchanda wrote in his e-mail instructing administration supervisor Neeraj Sharma, which is in possession of PTI.

Manchanda is peeved that regardless of statutory directions that no worker ought to rejoin work with no COVID-19 unfavorable certificates, guidelines weren’t adopted. The worker in query has been show-caused.

“There was an office order stating whosoever takes sick leaves related to the symptoms of Covid shall not rejoin duty without getting Covid test,” the letter learn.

“However Mr. ……. (name withheld) joined duty without any Covid negative report. Please seek answers from him regarding this immediately. Office orders need to be followed strictly. There is no room for carelessness at the moment.”


When Manchanda was contacted, he stated: “Right now, it would be risky to open the Kotla. The office was open but now we have to shut down everything and once everyone has completed their isolation period, we will consider reopening. We can’t take risk.”

The DDCA had deliberate the beginning of coaching for its probables in a phased method from the start of October however there isn’t any surety of that taking place contemplating that Delhi has had a surge of COVID-19 caseload previously week. 

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