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Sri Lanka Cricket Isolate ‘Newly found Covid Positive’ employees In Koggala

Written by N Krishnamurthy

The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has Isolated 5 ‘newly found Covid Positive’ employees In a hotel in Koggala adhering the health guidelines, Cricket Age reliably learns.

Sri Lanka is currently gearing up to play the two test match series against England. Joe Root led touring party will play two Test matches behind closed doors at Galle International Cricket Stadium, starting on January 14 and January 22.

“We have isolated them here in Koggala itself, with all the medical facilities and precautions. Unfortunately, one employee’s entire family is affected by the Virus. We need to support all of them in this difficult time. Its our responsibility” a top SLC official told Cricket Age.

Recently, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) became the first cricket board in subcontinent to successfully create robust Bio Secure bubble. The same will be continuing for the England series.

“Heavy security and health guide lines for the England tour will be implemented during the series. We can assure that there won’t be any vacuum left in the security and government Health guide lines. The army will be taking over the full control, with no spectators and media persons allowed inside the ground” the top official added further.



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