CSK Players and Staff Test Negative for COVID-19

CSK Players and Staff Test Negative for COVID-19

CSK Players and Staff Test Negative for COVID-19

All 2 players and 11 support staff of the Chennai Super Kings have already tested negative on their first follow-up COVID-19 test. 

Just recently, there has been a COVID-19 outbreak in the camp of the Chennai Super Kings, causing them to extend their quarantine period. Yesterday, the 2 players and the 11 support staff of the team have been asked to undergo a follow-up test in order to check their condition. Gladly, all tests turned out to be negative. 

One more test will be required from players Deepak Chahar and Ruturaj Gaikwad and the other 11 staff members. Should they test negative once more, then the camp can go back to their training in preparation for IPL 2020. Currently, the 13 members of the team who had tested positive are staying at a different hotel for a two-week quarantine.

The test results had been confirmed by CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan. He says, ‘The first test came negative, there is one more test. The second test will be conducted on September 3 and if the results of that come out negative then they will begin training from September 4’. 

Aside from having 13 positive cases in the camp, CSK has also seen the departure of Suresh Raina due to personal reasons. With that, the team is hopeful that there will be no more trouble on their team before IPL 2020. 

Meanwhile, import players Faf du Plessis and Lungi Ngidi have already arrived in Dubai and have already gone straight to quarantine for six days. Harbhajan Singh, on the other hand, has again postponed his arrival. Although he has not yet arrived, he still hasn’t stated that he’ll back out. With that, the CSK management is hopeful that he’ll turn up. 

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