ECONOMYNEXT – England player Moeen Ali had tested positive for a Coronavirus test conducted on Sunday January 03, after landing in Sri Lanka, and Chris Woakes had been isolated as a contact, The England and Wales Cricket Board said.
“Ali will now observe a period of 10-days self-isolation, in accordance with the Sri Lanka Government’s protocol on quarantine,” the ECB said in a statement.
“Chris Woakes has been deemed as a possible close contact, and he will observe a period of self-isolation and further testing.
“The touring party will be PCR tested for a second time on Tuesday morning. At this stage, the team will train for the first time on Wednesday.”
Sri Lanka has seen a surge of Coronavirus from September after complete control was achieved in May but is still fighting the spread with active testing, isolation and institutional treatment. (Colombo/Jan04/2020)