Eighth Pakistani participant exams optimistic for COVID-19 in NZ


CHRISTCHURCH:  Another member of the Pakistan squad examined  optimistic  for the coronavirus taking the entire tally to eight, introduced the PCB on Wednesday. “Out of 54, a total of eight Pakistan cricket team members have tested positive following day 1, 3 and 6 tests,” mentioned the PCB in a press release launched after discussions with the New Zealand authorities.The PCB mentioned that out of the eight, two have been labelled “historic”, making them “not infectious”.”They are now observing the isolation period on the same floor as the other members of the squad who have tested negative,” learn the assertion.The PCB additionally shared that the New Zealand authorities might give the go-ahead for the crew to coach, of their managed isolation, following their day 9 exams in the event that they return destructive. However, the ultimate approval nonetheless lies with the New Zealand Health Ministry.”Following Day 12 tests and subject to New Zealand Health Ministry’s final approval, all those who will clear the 14-day health check will be able to leave the managed isolation facility,” learn the assertion.The PCB mentioned that the board is in shut contact with the Pakistan crew administration in New Zealand. It added that the squad has been knowledgeable when they may have the ability to return to coaching.”The management and the players are fully supportive of the process and keen to get back on to the field as soon as they are compliant with the New Zealand Government Rules,” mentioned the assertion.On Tuesday, New Zealand had shared that take a look at outcomes of day 6 swabs of 42 out of the 46 members of the squad had returned destructive.But three circumstances had been held again by the authorities and it was said that the outcomes had been “under investigation” with one outcome pending.The New Zealand Health ministry’s spokesperson had informed Geo News that the three circumstances underneath investigation had returned optimistic.“We are looking at these further to determine if they are historical infections. An update will be provided tomorrow.”Earlier, six members of the crew examined optimistic for COVID-19 upon their arrival in New Zealand — two of those had been recognized to be historic infections.Later one other member of the crew examined optimistic within the second spherical of testing carried out on Day 3.