ECB Confirms Zero Positive Cases after Conducting 702 COVID-19 Tests

In this series, the England and Wales Cricket Board has conducted a coronavirus test of all its players and others associated with this game.
ECB Confirms Zero Positive Cases after Conducting 702 COVID-19 Tests
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International cricket will start in England from next month amid Coronavirus epidemic. The last international match was played in Australia on the second week of March. Since then, international cricket has not been played yet, but it is expected that the Test series between hosts England and West Indies will start from 8 July. Many preparations are being made for this and the threat of corona is also being taken care of.

ECB will conduct COVID-19 test for West Indies team soon:

In this series, the England and Wales Cricket Board has conducted a coronavirus test of all its players and others associated with this game. The good thing is that no person has been found infected with the coronavirus. The ECB will also conduct the Corona Test for West Indies players in the next few days. After that a practice match will be played between the two countries, while a three-match Test series will begin from July 8. The second match of the series will be played from 16 July and the third match from 24 July.

Zero positive cases after conducting 702 tests:

In fact, the England Cricket Board had conducted a corona virus test of all the players, support staff, hotel staff, match officers, board officials and members of the Venue staff in its team from June 3 to June 23. Of the 702 people who have been tested by the ECB, not a single person has been found to be infected with the coronavirus. This indicates that there is no crisis of any kind on the Test series played from July 8, because the series will be played without an audience.

10 Pakistani players tested positive for COVID-19:           

After the West Indies, the Pakistan team has to tour England, but 10 players of the Pakistan team have been found positive in the Corona Test. However, Mohammad Hafeez had conducted his test privately which has been found to be negative. In such a situation, the Pakistan Cricket Board will again conduct a test of all the players, support staff and board officials, who will visit England later this month.

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