Sri Lanka cricketers take guard to tackle COVID-19 pandemic

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Sri Lankan cricket team has joined the nation in fight against the Novel Coronavirus pandemic.

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team on Sunday made a financial grant to the Homagama Base Hospital to buy personal protective equipment for its health staff, who are treating the COVID-19 patients.

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The national team led by Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne has donated an undisclosed substantial amount following a request made by the hospital, which is operating as a treatment centre for COVID-19 suspected patients.

the personal protective equipment’s will be used by the health staff, directly in contact with the suspected COVID-19 patients, the hospital has stated.

The donation was handed over to Homagama Base Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr. Janitha Hettiarachchi by the Dimuth Karunaratne.

“It is our duty as sports personalities to come forward at this moment of time to help the country, which needs contribution from every corner to fight out this deadly virus,” said Dimuth Karunaratne.

Just a few days ago, the had team also made a financial grant to the Colombo General Hospital to buy a video Laryngoscope, which is primary medical equipment used to treat COVID-19 patients.

In addition, our national players are constantly supporting the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic via their Social Media Platforms requesting the fans to remain safe, Sri Lanka Cricket has stated in a Press release.

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