Former captain of the Nepali national cricket team, Paras Khadka has tested negative for COVID-19.
Khadka through a tweet on Monday evening confirmed that he has tested negative after 25-days of home isolation and multiple PCR tests.
After 25 days,milllion seconds that have passed by & Multiple PCR tests finally tested Covid-Negative.
Would like to thank everyone for your best wishes,special thanks to family,friends,doctors and ofcourse my superstar wife for taking care of things around me
Ready for 2021😀 pic.twitter.com/P3TbiqHCoZ
— Paras Khadka (@paras77) January 4, 2021
“After 25 days, million seconds that have passed by & multiple PCR tests finally tested COVID-negative,” he tweeted today.
“I would like to thank everyone for your best wishes, special thanks for family, friends, doctors and of course my superstar wife for taking care of things around me, Ready for 2021,” he further added.
On December 11, he confirmed getting mild symptoms and immediately isolated from the closed-camp. After losing smell and taste, he did a PCR test, which tested positive.
Having got mild symptoms,i isolated myself from the team over last two days and as i lost my smell and taste since yesterday evening,
i conducted my PCR test this morning and the report has come out as Covid-19 positive.
I am currently under home isolation and will be following
— Paras Khadka (@paras77) December 11, 2020
During the National team closed-camp in Kirtipur last December, a bunch of national team cricketers tested positive. He also missed a Gautam Buddha Cup, a domestic tournament in Chitwan.
Captain Gyanendra Malla, Leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane and veteran spinner Basant Regmi had also tested positive for the infection during that period.