The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday confirmed that the 128 COVID-19 exams carried out after a overseas participant confirmed signs had come again as adverse.
The board had carried out exams on the gamers, help workers, match officers, broadcasters and group homeowners on Tuesday, March 17 as a part of the PCB’s obligation of care, following a suspect COVID-19 case.
Based on the board, Multan Sultans underwent 17 COVID-19 exams on Monday, March 16 which have been additionally adverse.
“It was critical for the integrity and credibility of the HBL Pakistan Super League and the Pakistan Cricket Board that all players, support personnel, broadcasters and match officials, those who had decided to stay back till the end of the tournament, tested negative for COVID-19,” PCB Chief Govt Wasim Khan mentioned.
“In this background, the PCB is pleased with the outcome of the results and happy that all these players and officials have rejoined their families without any health and safety doubts or concerns,” Khan mentioned.
He added the board would proceed to place in place precautionary measures to raised safeguard the well being of its staff.
“I urge cricket fans and followers to exercise absolute caution and value their as well as others’ wellbeing,” Khan mentioned.
“The PCB prays normalcy returns quickly to our society so that playing fields can once again witness resumption of healthy activities.”
All 25 remaining overseas gamers, help workers and match officers have already departed for his or her respective locations.