Brian Lara: I did not test positive for COVID-19

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    Brian Lara (File photo credit: ICC)

    Cricket legend Brian Lara has dismissed rumours that he tested positive for COVID-19.

    In a post to his official Instagram account, he condemned the spread of wrong information, since it can cause unnecessary panic and worry.

    See his post below:

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    Hi everyone, I have read all the circulating rumours regarding me testing positive for the coronavirus and it is important I clarify the facts. Not only is this information false, it is also detrimental to spread such panic in a community already feeling the distress of the covid situation. 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. #stopthepanic #staysafe #lookafteryourownself

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