Kumar Sangakkara in self-quarantine after returning from UK
By: PTI | Colombo |

Published: March 23, 2020 3:36:52 pm


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Sri Lankan batting nice Kumar Sangakkara has stated he’s at present in self-quarantine, following his authorities’s tips for these lately returning from Europe, which has now develop into the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The authorities are involved over individuals returning from the most-affected COVID-19 international locations in Europe not registering with the police and practising isolation.

“I have no symptoms or anything like that, but I’m following government guidelines,” Sangakkara informed News First.

“I arrived from London over a week ago and the first thing was there was a news bulletin saying that anyone who had travelled from within March 1 to 15 should register themselves with the police and undergo self quarantine. I registered myself with the police.”

The former captain stated this at the same time as the federal government confirmed there have been no less than three instances of current returnees making an attempt to cover the novel coronavirus signs from authorities.

Both Sangakkara and his former teammate Mahela Jayawardene have been energetic on social media, urging Sri Lankans to keep away from panic and to train correct social distancing, because the nation went into curfew on Friday night.

Sri Lanka has to this point reported greater than 80 energetic COVID-19 optimistic instances in the nation.

Across the world, the variety of contaminated has crossed three lakh apart from a dying toll of greater than 14,000 individuals.

Meanwhile, former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie has additionally gone right into a two-week isolation after returning from the United Kingdom.

Gillespie, who’s the pinnacle coach at Sussex, had been in Cape Town with the workforce for a pre-season tour, which was reduce quick because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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