ILOILO City –A Philippine Army soldier from Tapaz, Capiz was found infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to Major Alexander Zapanta, chief medical doctor of the 3rd Infantry Division (3ID). Before he went home, the 23-year-old soldier, according to Zapanta, visited the Victoriano Luna General Hospital in Quezon City for a supposed surgery in June but there was no available schedule. Major Cenon Pancito III, 3ID spokesperson, confirmed that the eight soldiers were tested negative. It was on July 22 when he visited a private hospital for a surgery, where he was first subjected to reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction test as part of the requirements. Zapanta said the Army trooper, with the rank Private First Class, was asymptomatic and confined at the Roxas City Memorial Hospital. “Despite the result, these eight soldiers are still in the facility to finish their quarantine period,” said Pancito./PN The result came out on July 30. Eight of his colleagues who came in contact with the infected solider have been isolated in a 3ID quarantine facility after undergoing rapid antibody test. “After learning that he was infected with the virus, we took him from his house in Tapaz and brought him to the hospital,” said Zapanta. On July 10, he went to the headquarters of his mother unit 62nd Infantry Battalion in Isabela, Negros Occidental to follow up his loan.
ICC World Cup West Indies play 800th ODI in ICC Cricket World Cup clash against Australia in Trent BridgeSeptember 19, 2020 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: mtxrtiwaj.
West Indies became the fifth team to play 800 ODIs.India has played the most ODIs with 967.Australia has a negative win-loss ratio in World Cups only against West Indies. New Delhi: West Indies have been the darlings of cricket due to their flair and aggression. After winning the 1975 and 1979 World Cup, West Indies were the original gold standards when it came to success. A decline in their fortunes in the 90s which extended well into the 21st century saw their aura diminish. However, a resurgence in the recent series has seen West Indies once again become the darling of the cricket world. During the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash against Australia in Trent Bridge, the West Indies entered a special list of nations to achieve a historic feat in ODIs.The match against Australia was the 800th ODI for the West Indies and they became the fifth team to reach the landmark. India tops the charts with a record 967 ODIs followed by Australia with 934. Pakistan is the other side to play more than 900 ODIs with 919 while Sri Lanka is the fourth side on the list with 839 matches. Out of the top five, only Sri Lanka has a negative win-loss ratio, losing 416 and winning 381 games. Out of 800 ODIs, West Indies have won 393 and lost 368. Australia has won the most games with 567 while India recently joined the list when they won their 500th game in the ODI in Nagpur. Australia is not only the five-time World Cup champions but they are the only side in history to play over 1000 Tests.West Indies got their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign on a high with a brilliant win against Pakistan thanks to a combination of aggressive bowling and attacking batting. Australia, on the other hand, started their campaign on a clinical note with a superb win against Afghanistan. This was the first encounter between Australia and West Indies in the World Cup since 2007.West Indies will be aiming to break their 23-year jinx against Australia, having last won in 1996 in the ICC World Cup league encounter in Jaipur. Australia has a 4-5 head-to-head record against West Indies in this tournament, having lost the first four encounters from 1975 till 1987. highlights For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.