Pak vs WI: Three Pakistan women cricketers contract Covid-19

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Staff Reporter
Karachi

Days before an ODI series against West Indies, three members of the Pakistan women’s cricket team tested positive for Covid-19, it emerged on Thursday.

In a statement, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that the women’s team members tested positive during the routine COVID-19 testing yesterday.

The players were participating in the pre-West Indies series camp at the Hanif Mohammad High Performance Centre in Karachi

The PCB said that the three players infected with COVID-19 have been placed in 10-day quarantine.

However, the other squad members will remain in isolation till November 2 and undergo tests every alternate day, starting tomorrow, to stem any potential spread of the virus, read the statement.

As per the PCB COVID-19 protocols, all squad members had joined the bio-secure environment after returning two negative tests.

Pakistan and West Indies will play three ODIs on November 8, 11 and 14 at the National Stadium.

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