EFL announces eight new positive COVID-19 tests from Championship clubs ahead of league's resumption

In a statement the EFL said 2,213 players and club staff from the 24 second-tier clubs had been tested in the past week.

Reuters June 17, 2020 20:48:42 IST
EFL announces eight new positive COVID-19 tests from Championship clubs ahead of league's resumption

London: The English Football League announced eight new positive coronavirus tests from Championship clubs on Wednesday.

EFL announces eight new positive COVID19 tests from Championship clubs ahead of leagues resumption

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In a statement the EFL said 2,213 players and club staff from the 24 second-tier clubs had been tested in the past week.

The eight individuals came from six clubs.

All those who have tested positive will now have to self-isolate in line with EFL guidelines.

There were also four positives from League One (third tier) clubs, the EFL confirmed.

The Championship will resume this weekend while the League One season was curtailed, barring the playoffs.

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