Shahid Afridi says wife, kids now Covid negative

Shahid Afridi

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Tuesday has announced that his wife and two daughters Aqsha and Ansha have tested negative for coronavirus on Thursday. 

Alhamdulillah, my wife & daughters, Aqsa & Ansha have re-tested after our previously positive results for #COVID-19, & are now clear. Thanking u all for your continuous well wishes, & may the Almighty bless you and yours. Now back to family time; I’ve missed holding this one,” Afridi tweeted, with a photo holding his youngest daughter.

On June 13th Afridi, Shahid Afridi announced that he had been tested positive for novel coronavirus. He took to his Twitter to announce the same. 

“I’ve been feeling unwell since Thursday; my body had been aching badly. I’ve been tested and unfortunately, I’m COVID positive. Need prayers for a speedy recovery,” he said.

Afridi was the third Pakistan cricketer to test positive for the virus after Taufeeq Umar and Zafar Sarfaraz. Recently ten more Pakistan team players were tested positive for the virus ahead of their tour of England.

However, six of them, including Mohammad Hafeez were cleared upon the second round of testing and they will join the squad in England soon.

Afridi played for Pakistan for 20 years where he scored 8064 runs in ODI, 1716 runs in Tests, and 1,416 runs in T20.

The allrounder finished his career with 395 wickets to his name in 50 over format in addition to taking 48 wickets and 98 wickets in Test and T20 format respectively.