Corona virus has been confirmed in seven more players of the national team before the tour of England, after which the total number of players suffering from the virus has increased to 10.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had yesterday announced the tests of three players selected for the tour of England, Shadab Khan, Haider Ali and Haris Rauf, while the tests of Emad Wasim and Usman Shinwari were negative.
More tests were conducted by the Pakistan Cricket Board today, after which seven more players were confirmed to have corona virus.
The players who have been confirmed to have corona virus include Fakhr Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan and Wahab Riaz.
However, the rest of the players tested negative, including Abid Ali, Fawad Alam, Sarfraz Ahmed, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Fahim Ashraf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imamul Haq, Khushdal Shah, Muhammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shaun Masood, Sohail Khan and Yasir Shah.
Tests were also conducted for the support staff of the national team in which the tests of all the staff except the national team’s masseur Malang Ali came negative.
So far, Shoaib Malik, Cliff Deacon and bowling coach Waqar Younis have not been tested.
Like Haider Ali, Harris and Shadab, the other seven players did not show any symptoms of the virus.
The medical panel of Pakistan Cricket Board is in constant touch with these players and massagers and they have been strictly instructed to remain in quarantine.