Written byRajdeep Saha
In the 100-page guideline the BCCI has asked the state bodies to appoint a Chief Medical Officer, who along with the medical staff, will be responsible for maintaining the bio-safety guidelines during training camps and matches.
According to a report in ANI, the BCCI will seek permission from the local administration and health authorities on resuming training and matches. The CMO is set to be available to the team members for any medical needs.
The idea is to create a bio-secure environment.
According to the guidelines, even if some spectators are allowed, they need to follow strict protocol.
The report adds that players and support staff suspected of COVID-19 like symptoms will have to undergo PCR tests.
There will be two tests one day apart - Day One and Day Three - should be done to account for false negatives.
If both the test results are negative, only then they will be allowed to attend the camp.
According to Sportstar, the guideline says that as part of the Return to Training policy, the medical team of each state units will have to acquire travel and medical history from the past two weeks of all the players and staff through an online questionnaire.
All the players and staff members must download the Arogya Setu app for contact tracing, protection and prevention.
The CMO will also need to conduct a webinar and inform the stakeholders about all the protocols.
Wearing a triple layer or N95 mask in public places is mandatory for everyone from the time they leave their home till the end of the camp.
All players and staff members must agree to participate in the camp by signing a Consent Form for the resumption of training. This is in line with the ICC guidelines.
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