Nortje's case is the second such instance of false COVID-19 positive report in the ongoing IPL. Kolkata Knight Riders' opener Nitish Rana had endured a similar turn of events.
Their predicament results from the central government’s stipulation that those from the United Kingdom, where a new strain of the coronavirus has been discovered of late, should stay in quarantine for a week even if they have tested negative for COVID-19.
The apartment owners at the Westin Melbourne said they had concerns for their health and never agreed to international players quarantining at the Westin, accusing the hotel's management of "ambushing" them with the plan.
The state government’s notification issued in this regard says that initially, the list of voters belonging to the districts where polling is scheduled in the first phase on December 8 would be prepared.