Three Members of Pakistan Women’s Team Test Covid-19 Positive
By Tanushka Gain
on Thu Oct 28 2021
Three members of the Pakistan women’s team have tested positive for COVID-19. The Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement on Thursday. The team had gathered at the Hanif Mohammad High Performance Center in Karachi. For a preparatory camp ahead of the home ODI series against West Indies.
In a statement, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that the women’s team members tested positive during the routine COVID-19 testing yesterday. The PCB said that the three players infected with COVID-19 have been placed in 10-day quarantine.
However, the other squad members will remain in isolation till November 2 and undergo tests every alternate day, starting tomorrow, to stem any potential spread of the virus, read the statement. As per the Pakistan Cricket Board COVID-19 protocols, all squad members had joined the bio-secure environment after returning two negative tests.
The players, not yet identified by the Pakistan Cricket Board. Tested positive in a routine test conducted on Wednesday. And placed in a 10-day quarantine that ends on November 6.
Following protocol, the rest of the squad also pushed into a short isolation period till November 2. And will have to undergo a test every other day starting Friday.
Pakistan and West Indies will play three ODIs on November 8, 11 and 14 at the National Stadium.
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It was only after the entire crew returned two negative tests that they entered the bio-secure bubble for the camp. While the Pakistan players of the women’s team already vaccinated in May.
Pakistan already scheduled to host West Indies. In three ODIs on November 8, 11 and 14 at the National Stadium in Karachi.