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Cricketer Taufeeq Umar recovers from COVID-19

KARACHI: Former opening batsman Taufeeq Umar has recovered from the coronavirus after he was infected from the disease last month.
Earlier, Taufeeq Umar had confirmed that he was tested positive for COVID-19  and subsequently gone into isolation at home on 23 May. “After spending two weeks in isolation my test reports have come negative,” he said while talking to a private news channel.
“Allah has been very kind to me. I am completely healthy. He further said, “Everyone must take care of themselves and follow precautionary measures.”
Umar played 44 Tests and 22 ODIs for Pakistan in a career spanning 14 years. Although not retired officially, he last played for Pakistan in 2014 and in the domestic circuit in 2018.
The highlight of his career was his 236-run knock against Sri Lanka in 2011 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all countries around the world. It has taken several lives and put the whole world in a lockdown situation. All sports activities, major public gatherings are still at a standstill.
Pakistan confirmed 4,896 more cases from novel coronavirus in one day as positive cases surged to 89,249.
According to the latest statistics by the National Command and Operation Center, the country recorded 68 deaths during the last 24 hours. A total of 1838 people have lost their lives to COVID-19 so far.
Around 22,812 tests have been carried out with the total number of tests performed across the country now standing at 638,323. The number of recovered patients also rose to 31,198.
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