Kolkata: Preparations Underway To Use Eden Gardens As Makeshift Quarantine Centre
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West Bengal: Kolkata Police wrote to Abhishek Dalmiya, President of Cricket Association of Bengal requesting him to allot five blocks of Eden Gardens for setting up makeshift quarantine centre for Kolkata Police Personnel with immediate effect. pic.twitter.com/1uX7mjOLZ2— ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2020
Board Chairman Abhishek Dalmia accepting the demand, said that Bengal cricket considers it as a duty to help and support the administration in this hour of crisis. “The quarantine facility would be used for police personnel who are COVID warriors. The under galleries which would be used at E, F, G, H and J Blocks would be properly segregated and secured from the balance areas,” he said. According to the data, 544 Kolkata Police personnel have been infected with Coronavirus so far. Although 411 of these jawans have recovered while two jawans have died. The total COVID-19 cases in West Bengal has crossed 25,000, after which the state government has announced a lockdown in many areas.