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The ECB is breathing a sigh of relief as all-rounder Sam Curran tests negative for coronavirus before testing

ECB sighs with relief as all-rounder Sam Curran tests negative for coronavirus to reduce fear of Covid-19 camp infiltration in England ahead of the West Indies series

  • Sam Curran felt unwell on Wednesday evening after a at bat in a warm-up game
  • The English all-rounder was reviewed by medical staff and retested
  • Now that Curran has gotten the zero, he will rejoin the group this weekend

Sam Curran has tested negative for Covid-19, allaying concerns that the virus had infiltrated the Ageas Bowl in England’s ‘bio-safe’ location.

Curran felt unwell on Wednesday evening after an at bat on the first night of the warm-up in England, and was ordered to isolate himself in his room at the hotel.

He was reviewed by medical staff and retested after having passed three since entering the ‘bubble’ of England. He has now got all-clear again and will join the group again this weekend in nets.

English all-rounder Sam Curran has tested negative for coronavirus to alleviate the ECB's fears

English all-rounder Sam Curran has tested negative for coronavirus to alleviate the ECB’s fears

A statement from the Cricket Board of England and Wales said: ‘The English Sam Curran has tested negative after his Covid-19 test yesterday.

The all-rounder Surrey, who had a disease virus, has recovered and is currently missing the three-day game within the group, which ends today, isolating himself in his room in the Ageas Bowl.

“He is now going to train again for the next 24-48 hours and is being closely monitored by the team doctor. Curran will receive another Covid-19 test on Sunday with the rest of the play and management group. ‘

The Surrey-man (left) felt unwell on Wednesday evening after an at bat during the warm-up within the team

The Surrey-man (left) felt unwell on Wednesday evening after an at bat during the warm-up within the team

The Surrey-man (left) felt unwell on Wednesday evening after an at bat during the warm-up within the team

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