Coronavirus pandemic: BlackCaps to go in self-isolation after returning from Australia – cricket

Amid coronavirus scare, the New Zealand staff have been put underneath 14-day self-isolation after returning from Australia. New Zealand Cricket (NZC) confirmed on Thursday that every one the 15 gamers and help workers who returned from Sydney final weekend had gone into lockdown at dwelling after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s directive on March 18.

The Prime Minister suggested all returning travellers to self-isolate for 2 weeks amid the COVID-19 outbreak, even when they arrived in the nation earlier than Sunday night time’s minimize-off.

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“They [Black Caps players and touring staff] have all gone into self-isolation. We’ve passed on all the details about what self-isolation means and as far as we know they’re all following it strictly,” stuff.co.nz quoted NZC public affairs supervisor, Richard Boock, as saying.

NZC’s Auckland headquarters could have a trial self-isolation day on Friday the place workers will work from dwelling, Boock mentioned.

Kiwis left Australia after the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy ODI collection was postponed till additional discover. The staff suffered a 71-run loss in the primary ODI in Sydney.

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