Premier League: One COVID-19 positive result in latest round of coronavirus tests

A total of 1,213 tests were carried out among players and club staff of Premier League on Monday and Tuesday

Reuters June 11, 2020 08:17:08 IST
Premier League: One COVID-19 positive result in latest round of coronavirus tests

There was one positive result from the Premier League’s latest round of tests for the novel coronavirus , the league said on Wednesday.

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A total of 1,213 tests were carried out among players and club staff on Monday and Tuesday, the seventh round of tests since players from England’s 20 top-flight clubs returned to training.

The previous rounds of testing produced 13 positives in total.

No Premier League matches have taken place since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Premier League is scheduled to restart on 17 June, when Aston Villa face Sheffield United and Manchester City take on Arsenal.

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