Colombo: Sri Lankan batting first-rate Kumar Sangakkara has said he is presently in self-quarantine, following his government's recommendations for the ones currently returning from Europe, which has now end up the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The government are involved over people getting back from the maximum-affected COVID-19 nations in Europe now not registering with the police and working towards isolation.

"I have no signs or some thing like that, but I'm following authorities recommendations," Sangakkara advised news First.


"I arrived from London over every week in the past and the first component was there has been a news bulletin announcing that all and sundry who had travelled from inside March 1 to 15 should register themselves with the police and undergo self quarantine. I registered myself with the police."

the previous captain stated this at the same time as the government confirmed there have been as a minimum 3 cases of latest returnees attempting to cover the novel coronavirus signs and symptoms from government.

both Sangakkara and his former teammate Mahela Jayawardene have been energetic on social media, urging Sri Lankans to keep away from panic and to exercising right social distancing, because the united states went into curfew on Friday night.

Sri Lanka has thus far said extra than eighty active COVID-19 tremendous instances within the united states.

internationally, the range of inflamed has crossed 3 lakh besides a dying toll of more than 14,000 human beings.

in the meantime, former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie has additionally long gone into a two-week isolation after getting back from the United Kingdom.

Gillespie, who's the head coach at Sussex, were in Cape metropolis with the team for a pre-season tour, which changed into cut quick because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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