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Painful I cannot see my daughter: Shakib Al Hasan in self-isolation after attaining US amid Covid-19

The India Print 2020-03-23 21:29:31

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan posted an emotional video in the course of self-isolation after touchdown in the United States on Sunday in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic that has led to a international fitness scare.

Shakib Al Hasan stated he is placing up in a lodge and determined no longer to meet his spouse Umme Ahmed Shishir and daughter, Alaina Hasan in the US.

The outbreak of novel coronavirus has hit the US tough and as of March 22, extra than 349,000 have been infected. The world dying toll due to Covid-19 has crossed 15,300.

Taking to his Facebook account, Shakib Al Hasan said he determined to go into a 14-day self-isolation in a bid to maintain himself and his household secure amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

"I reached the USA a few days ago, and I was once a bit involved all through the flight (due to Covid-19 pandemic).. But I tried to hold up with the hygiene directives and precautionary measures. After I reached the US, I headed straight to the hotel. I knowledgeable my spouse and daughter that I would be staying here," Shakib Al Hasan stated in a video.

"Since I took the flight to the US, there is a chance of me carrying the virus. So, I decided to isolate myself. I did not even meet my daughter after coming here. It is very painful for me that I can not see her. But I assume this sacrifice is very necessary at the moment.

"Those who are staying abroad, it is essential to continue to be indoors and keep away from going outdoors. Another issue that one need to be conscious is now not permitting loved ones or neighbours at your places. It's necessary to continue to be at domestic at least in the subsequent 14 days."

Shakib Al Hasan has now not performed aggressive cricket because October 2019. He was once banned with the aid of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for an 12 months for breaching the apex body's anti-corruption code. It got here to mild that Shakib had failed to file processes from bookies twice -- as soon as at some stage in a tri-series in 2018 and throughout an Indian Premier League healthy for Sunrisers Hyderabad.