Former Scotland cricketer Majid Haq took to Twitter to announce that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. As per the former cricketer’s tweet, he is being treated at Royal Alexandra Hospital in the Paisley area of Glasgow. Haq, who used to bowl off-spin, last represented Scotland against Bangladesh during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. In his tweet, the former cricketer said he was hopeful of recovering from the COVID-19 virus. He also thanked the hospital staff.
“Looking forward to potentially getting back home today after testing positive with Coronavirus. Staff at the RAH in Paisley have been good to me & thank you to everyone who has sent me messages of support. Insha Allah the Panther will be back to full health soon. #covid19UK,” tweeted Haq.
Haq has featured in 54 ODIs and 21 T20Is for Scotland. The left-handed batsman scored three half-centuries in his ODI career and picked 60 wickets. In T20Is, he has 28 wickets against his name.
As per The Guardian, the UK’s government has reported 3,269 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, out of which 266 are in Scotland, 2756 in England, 170 in Wales and 77 in Northern Ireland.