MANILA, Philippines – A member of the Pearl delegation within the Premier League Volleyball bubble in Ilocos Norte tested positive for COVID-19, the league announced Sunday.
The PVL, as a result, postponed all Pearl Spikers games at Open Conference and said individual was transferred to an isolation facility while the other BanKo members were quarantined in separate individual rooms.
All members of the Perlas Spikers team will be administered an RT-PCR test five days after the last one.
“Pending the results (of the tests), the scheduled games of Pearls have been postponed,” said Ricky Palou, president of the organization Sports Vision Management Group, Inc.
The Perlas Spikers were supposed to play Cignal on the opening day of the season at the PCV Socio-Civic Cultural Center in Bacarra, but that game was also postponed.
The PVL’s decision to immediately transfer the infected person was made in accordance with protocols agreed upon by the Gaming and Entertainment Board / Joint Administrative Order and the league.
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