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Cricket Association of Bengal to Hold Covid-19 Vaccination Camp Before Start of Kolkata Leg

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In the latest move, to keep the players and staff members safe from the Coronavirus, The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will hold a vaccination camp in association with AMRI Hospital Ltd (AMRI) on Friday at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The drive will happen before the Kolkata leg of IPL 2021 starts on May 9.

“The site has been found to be suitable for conduct of vaccination with all necessary HR and logistical support from AMRI Hospitals Ltd,” stated a letter issued by Joly Chaudhuri, Joint Secretary, Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal.

Rupak Barua, CEO of AMRI Hospitals, said, “Even after vaccination, we need to be careful and keep following the same rules to prevent any chance of infection. We are happy to be a part of CAB’s vaccination initiative and we wish all its functionaries, members, players and staff continued safety and well-being.”

“The vaccination camp would commence at 11.30 am and would continue till 4pm on 30th April, 2021 at the Conference Rooms adjacent to the Indoor Facility at Eden Gardensnear Gate No. 14,” said Snehasish Ganguly, Secretary, CAB.

“For now, committee members, staffs and groundsmen are getting vaccinated. In the days ahead, more groups will be added as we get more doses,” added Snehasish.

Meanwhile, India recorded a staggering 3,79,257 cases in the last 24 hours. This is also the highest Single day-spike since the pandemic began last year.

(With Inputs from ANI)

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