Moeen Ali tests positive for COVID-19

England tour of Sri Lanka 2021


Following PCR tests administered on arrival at the airport in Hambantota on Sunday 3rd January, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed that Moeen Ali has tested positive for COVID-19. 

England Test team set to travel to Sri Lanka as they clear Covid-19 tests

Ali will now observe a period of 10 days in self-isolation, in accordance with the Sri Lanka Government’s protocol on quarantine. 

Chris Woakes has been deemed as a possible close contact, and he will observe a period of self-isolation and further testing. 

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The touring party will be PCR tested for a second time on Tuesday morning. At this stage, the team will train for the first time on Wednesday.

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