County side Surrey on Monday announced that six players from its squad are self-isolating as a precautionary measure related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Also Read - COVID-19: Hardik Pandya Has 'Fun Session With my Babies', Posts Picture With Natasa Stankovic, Krunal And Pankhuri After Workout | SEE PIC

“While not all six have reported symptoms, close proximity means that they have all been instructed to stay at home this week. The six players will not be named at this point. Also Read - Head Constable Deployed at Mumbai Airport Tests Positive For COVID-19

“The rest of the squad will continue to train in the marquee, gym and Ken Barrington Centre at The Kia Oval.” Also Read - Railway Coaches Being Converted Into Isolation Wards | This is What it Looks Like

England’s two-Test series in Sri Lanka were recently postponed due to the rising concern over the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. The death count from the disease is now over 5800. The number of confirmed UK cases of the virus has reached 1,372, with 40,279 people tested, according to the latest Department of Health figures.

Almost all of the latest cases were in England, but 34 new cases were announced in Wales, 32 in Scotland and 11 in Northern Ireland. There are a total of 35 deaths in the country.

(With agency inputs)