Lahore: Corona's assault on Pakistan squad jeopardized the tour of New Zealand whereas 6 exams got here again optimistic.
Pakistani quarantine group in New Zealand has 6 corona instances, a press launch issued by the host board mentioned the stories have been optimistic however it’s not clear what number of of them are cricketers or teaching workers. It has been reported that 2 out of 6 folks have already been contaminated with the virus, whereas the remaining four are new instances.
On the opposite hand, the sources mentioned that each one the 6 gamers who got here for the optimistic check, keep in mind that the Pakistani squad reached Christchurch from Auckland after arriving in New Zealand and camped within the neighborhood of Lincoln University. According to the SOPs formulated by the occasion, all of the individuals have been confined to separate rooms for three days and samples have been additionally taken for the check. Out of them, 6 examined optimistic, they have been now transferred to quarantine individually from the remainder of the squad. Players shall be examined four instances.
On the opposite hand, the New Zealand Cricket Board has said that they will be unable to coach till the Ministry of Health investigation is accomplished and all members of the visiting squad are cleared, they must be confined to rooms.
The press launch additionally said that the check outcomes have been disappointing for the visitor squad but additionally indicated that the system developed by the federal government in New Zealand to forestall the corona virus was working successfully. Yes, we need to maintain worldwide competitions within the nation however we’ll proceed to cooperate with our Ministry of Health to make sure the well being and security of the folks.
It is value mentioning right here that earlier than the departure of the Pakistani squad to New Zealand, all of the gamers and training workers underwent 4 corona exams, all the outcomes have been unfavorable, Fakhruzzaman couldn’t go away with Lahore as a consequence of fever. Separated at an area resort, the PCB's medical group continued to watch the opener, additionally carried out a corona check. When the end result was unfavorable, they have been instructed to go to Mardan and keep at residence. Now the virus has been confirmed in 6 gamers.
On the opposite hand, with the corona check coming optimistic, allegations of violation of protocols laid down by the native authorities to forestall the unfold of the virus by visitor cricketers additionally induced a stir.
According to sources, no less than two cases of SOPZ being ignored have been reported throughout the first 12 hours of the group's arrival in New Zealand. Later, a few of them opened the doorways of their rooms and began speaking to one another, which was additionally recorded by CCTV cameras.
Representatives of the New Zealand Cricket Board and the federal government contacted Waseem Khan, the chief government of the PCB, at 5 a.m. Pakistan time on Thursday morning to specific their issues in an in depth dialogue on this delicate challenge.
According to New Zealand media, a closing warning was issued to the visiting squad by the Ministry of Health. Any additional breach may jeopardize the tour.