Pakistani players have some relief after their isolation in New Zealand

Fahad PervezWeb Editor

08th Dec, 2020. 06:50 pm

Pakistani players after spending two weeks in isolation period in New Zealand now finally have some relief.

Pakistan Cricket team now has resumed their activities in New Zealand ahead of their T20 series.

The 53 member squad were under proper isolation for the last 14 days since their arrival in New Zealand.

The squad member’s will be released from the MIQ amenities in Christchurch today. One case will remain in the Christchurch quarantine facility until fully recovered. One person repeatedly tested negative and is being released from the Auckland quarantine capability today, where they had been moved on arrival as a precaution,” said an official of NZ health ministry.

After an announcement from the New Zealand health ministry, an official of the Pakistan Cricket board (PCB) has also confirmed the news.

The New Zealand health officials further said that after testing and accomplishment of their time in managed isolation in Christchurch, the Canterbury DHB medical officer of health is satisfied that players have a very low risk to the community.

The officials confirmed that five members who were tested positive have recovered while four were confirmed as historic cases.

“Within the Pakistan men’s cricket team there were six acute COVID-19 cases; all now recovered except for the one remaining in the Christchurch quarantine facility while four team members had positive PCR results, but are considered historical cases,” the statement released by NZ health ministry.

Pakistan V New Zealand T20Is:

18 Dec – 1st T20I, Eden Park, Auckland

20 Dec – 2nd T20I, Seddon Park, Hamilton

22 Dec – 3rd T20I, McLean Park, Napier

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