Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara has tested negative for deadly coronavirus. On Tuesday Brian Lara took to Twitter & Instagram & dismissed all the rumors of being tested positive for coronavirus & confirmed that he has tested negative for coronavirus & is absolutely fit.
He also confirmed that he underwent a COVID-19 test but the reports were negative & dismissed all the false rumors about being tested positive for coronavirus. He urged people to not spread ‘false’ information which can cause panic among general public who are already stressed due to COVID-19.
“Hi everyone, I have read all the circulating rumors regarding me testing positive for the coronavirus and it is important that I clarify the facts. Not only is this information false, but it is also detrimental to spread such panic in a community already feeling the distress of the COVID situation.”
Brian Lara said that the misinformation will not harm him but such false rumors can create stress & worry among people who are close to him. “While you haven’t personally affected me, what causes concern is that spread of wrongful information is careless and causes unnecessary worry amongst a lot of people that would have been in my circle. This virus isn’t something we should be using in a negative manner to create sensationalism. I hope and pray that all of us remain safe because as is noticeable COVID- 19 is going nowhere in the near future,” he added.
Lara has announced his retirement form all forms of Cricket in 2007 & he ended his career by registering a whopping 22,358 runs & 53 International centuries on his name. The legendary player has played about 131 Tests & 299 ODIs for West Indies & managed to score 11.953 in the longest format of the game while he scored 10,405 runs in the ODIs.