Blackwater player also negative on latest RT-PCR test | Inquirer Sports

Blackwater player also negative on latest RT-PCR test

/ 01:51 PM October 26, 2020
PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial

FILE – PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial during a press conference Wednesday night. PBA IMAGES

MANILA, Philippines — The Blackwater player, who originally tested positive for COVID-19, has come out negative on his latest RT-PCR test taken on Sunday, the PBA announced.

The antigen test he took also yielded a negative result on Sunday.

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“We would like to report that the RT-PCR test taken by the Blackwater player Sunday yielded a NEGATIVE result. He also tested negative on antigen yesterday,” the league wrote on Twitter Monday morning.

The PBA had to postpone Blackwater’s game against Rain or Shine on Saturday due to the initial positive test.

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The league assured that the bubble “remains intact and has not been breached.”

“Nevertheless, we urge all participants to be extra cautious and strictly follow the protocols set for them inside the bubble.”

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