The Pakistan Cricket Board these days showed it carried out 128 COVID-19 tests at the player’s aid staff match officials broadcasters and group proprietors on Tuesday 17 March and all outcomes have become out to be bad.
The tests have been carried out as a part of the PCB’s responsibility of care following a suspect COVID-19 case.
Additionally, Multan Sultans underwent 17 COVID-19 exams on Monday sixteen March which were additionally bad.
PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan said about 128 COVID-19 tests:
“It was absolutely critical for the integrity and credibility of the HBL Pakistan Super League PSLV 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.
“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.
“The PCB will continue to put in place precautionary measures to better safeguard the health of its employees.
“I urge cricket fans and followers to exercise absolute caution and value their as well as others’ wellbeing.
They can overcome this pandemic by maintaining hygiene avoiding close physical contact like handshaking and hugs staying away from gatherings
avoiding close contact when anyone is experiencing cough and fever and spreading awareness about safety measures.
“The PCB prays normalcy returns quickly to our society so that playing fields can once again witness resumption of healthy activities.”
Meanwhile, all of the 25 last foreign gamers assist staff and healthy officers have already departed for their respective locations.
PCB health advisory:
Wash your hands with soap / alcoholic sanitizers regularly and especially after coughing or sneezing, before & after eating food and after toilet use;
Use tissue papers/handkerchief while sneezing;
Properly dispose of used tissue papers/handkerchief etc. in dust bins;
Avoid handshaking and hugging with each other;
Avoid close contact when anyone is experiencing cough and fever