Board of
Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly was on Friday
discharged from hospital after receiving treatment for COVID-19 and will remain
in home isolation for the next two weeks.

The former
Indian skipper was not infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus,
doctors confirmed, adding that he will remain under supervision for the duration
of the home isolation, PTI reported.

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“We have
discharged Ganguly this afternoon. He will have to be in home isolation for the
next fortnight under doctors’ observation. After that the next course of
treatment will be decided,” PTI quoted hospital officials as saying.

Ganguly was
admitted to the Woodlands Multispecialty hospital on Monday as a precaution
after testing positive for COVID-19.

He was
treated with the “Monoclonal Antibody Cocktail therapy” after admission.

In a statement
on Wednesday that the 49-year-old was “haemodynamically stable, afebrile” and was
“maintaining oxygen saturation of 99% on room air”.

“He slept
well last night and has had breakfast and lunch,” the statement, from Dr Rupali Basu – MD and CEO of Woodlands Hospital – added.

Ganguly reportedly had a viral load of 19.5 and was in isolation. 

Ganguly, who has a history of medical conditions, had to be admitted twice and underwent emergency angioplasty
after suffering from cardiac issues in January. 

His elder brother, Snehashish Ganguly also tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this year.