Moeen Ali tests positive for COVID-19

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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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