The positive test was confirmed Wednesday by New Zealands Ministry of Health in its daily bulletin on COVID cases.
The first six cases involving members of the 53-strong Pakistan squad were detected on the teams first day in New Zealand last week and the seventh shortly afterwards. Players and officials have since been tested on the third and sixth days of their 14-day period of managed isolation.
The team was stripped of its exemption to practice from the third day of the isolation period when players breached protocols on their first day in their Christchurch hotel.
Squad members were required to spend the first three days in their own rooms before they would be allowed to train in several bubbles. Close circuit television at the hotel captured pictures of players mingling in corridors and sharing…