The Latest: Cricket player in Pakistan tests positive


The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:


A cricket player in Pakistan has tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Pakistan Cricket Board did not name the player but it says he has been put in isolation at his team’s hotel in Karachi.

The player tested positive during a match in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament.

The board says all the other players, support staff and match officials taking part in the competition have tested negative.

The PCB has so far conducted more than 1,400 COVID-19 tests since resuming after a six-month break because of the pandemic.


Four soccer clubs in Germany’s third division have reported new coronavirus cases.

Dynamo Dresden, Zwickau, Verl and Meppen say they have 13 cases combined.

Dynamo, Verl and Meppen say they have canceled training ahead of more coronavirus tests or rulings from local health authorities. Zwickau says it has only one positive test from a staff member and it won’t affect the team’s ability to play. Verl had two coronavirus cases last week.

Two games in the league have previously been rescheduled because of coronavirus testing results.

The lower leagues in Germany have been extensively disrupted by the pandemic. Most of the regional leagues have already suspended play under national lockdown measures which shut down non-professional sports. The leagues mix some fulltime professional players with part-timers from smaller clubs.


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