Shahid Afridi’s wife, two daughters test negative for COVID-19

Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi on Thursday announced that his wife and two daughters have tested negative for coronavirus. Afridi and his family had been diagnosed with COVID-19 last month. Afridi was the second international cricketer from Pakistan to test positive for the novel coronavirus after former batsman Taufeeq Umar.

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Afridi had earlier provided an update on his health while he was in self-quarantine at home. In the video shared on Facebook, the former Pakistan captain had said he wanted to address the rumours over his degrading health doing rounds on social media. Afridi had also thanked his fans and followers for their wishes.

On Thursday, he posted a picture with his daughter on Twitter and wrote, “Alhamdulillah, my wife & daughters, Aqsa & Ansha have re-tested after our previously positive results for #COVIDー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.”