LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday confirmed it performed 128 COVID-19 checks on the gamers, assist workers, match officers, broadcasters and group homeowners on Tuesday, 17 March, and all outcomes have turned out to be damaging.
The checks have been performed as a part of the PCB’s obligation of care, following a suspect COVID-19 case.
Moreover, Multan Sultans underwent 17 COVID-19 checks on Monday, 16 March, which have been additionally damaging.
PCB Chief Govt Wasim Khan mentioned: “It was completely essential for the integrity and credibility of the HBL Pakistan Tremendous League and the Pakistan Cricket Board that every one gamers, assist personnel, broadcasters and match officers, those that had determined to remain again until the tip of the event, examined damaging for COVID-19.
“On this background, the PCB is happy with the end result of the outcomes and glad that every one these gamers and officers have rejoined their households with none well being and security doubts or issues.
“The PCB will proceed to place in place precautionary measures to higher safeguard the well being of its workers.
“I urge cricket followers and followers to train absolute warning and worth their in addition to others’ wellbeing. They will overcome this pandemic by sustaining hygiene, avoiding shut bodily contact like handshaking and hugs, staying away from gatherings, avoiding shut contact when anybody who’s experiencing cough and fever, and spreading consciousness about security measures.
“The PCB prays normalcy returns rapidly to our society in order that taking part in fields can as soon as once more witness resumption of wholesome actions.”
In the meantime, all of the 25 remaining international gamers, assist workers and match officers have already departed for his or her respective locations.