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South Africa All Rounder Solo Nicholas Corona positive.South Africa all-rounder Solo Nicholas Nqweni Covid 19 has been found to be positive. The 26-year-old bowler himself gave information about it on Twitter. Significantly, Solo has been battling Guillan-Barré syndrome since July last year and now his coronavirus test has also turned positive. Solo is the third cricketer with Corona positive after Pakistan’s Zafar Nawaz and Scotland’s Majid Haq.
- Solo Nqweni of South Africa has been ill since last year
- Solo Nqweni plays for South Africa’s Eastern Province in domestic cricket
Solo wrote on Twitter, “I had GBS last year and have been coping with it for 10 months and have recovered to a great extent. I had TB as well as my kidney and liver failed. Now my choreographer test Also came positive. I can’t understand why all this is happening to me?”
Solo Nicholas Nqweni has previously been part of the South Africa Under-19 team and plays for Eastern Province domestically. He has played 36 first-class, 44 List A and 34 T20 matches so far. In the first class, apart from scoring 735 runs with the help of five half-centuries, he has also taken 60 wickets. In his last first-class match so far, Solo batted at number seven, scoring an excellent innings of 95 runs. He also has a half-century in List A and has set a record of taking four wickets in an innings twice.
Significantly, in February 2020, the team of South Africa donated 50000 rand for the treatment of Solo Nicholas. He was brought to Johannesburg in January, where he was admitted to the hospital. Last year, Solo was in a coma for four weeks and his condition was worrying. His initial treatment was on in Scotland and with the help of the GoFundMe campaign, funds were raised to return to his home.
So last year I got GBS, and have been battling this disease for the past 10 months and I’m only half way through my recovery. I got TB, my liver failed and my kidney failed. Now today I tested positive for corona virus. I don’t understand why all of this is happening to me.
— Solo Nicholas Nqweni (@SoloNqweni) May 7, 2020