Pakistan cricketers leave managed isolation after NZ health official’s approval

52 members of Pakistan touring squad have left managed isolation after final clearance from New Zealand public health officials on Tuesday.

New Zealand Cricket had said on Monday that the squad, which has been tested for Covid-19 five times since arriving two weeks ago, was scheduled to leave isolation on Tuesday pending final approval from local health officials.

“After extensive testing and completion of their time in managed isolation in Christchurch, the Canterbury DHB medical officer of health is satisfied these people pose a very low risk to the community,” the Health Ministry said in a statement.