Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Coronavirus: Premier League confirm six positive COVID-19 tests from three clubs

The Premier League have confirmed that there has been six postive cases of coronavirus after 748 tests were administered on players and club staffs on Sunday. The Identity of those who have tested positive remain unknown 

However, Chelsea just took tests for their players and staffs today so the results of those tests remain unknown.

A Statement from the Premier League read:

"The Premier League can today confirm that, on Sunday 17 May and Monday 18 May, 748 players and club staff were tested for Covid-19," 

"Of these, six have tested positive from three clubs.


"Players or club staff who have tested positive will now self-isolate for a period of seven days. 


"The Premier League is providing this aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and oversight. No specific details as to clubs or individuals will be provided by the Premier League due to legal and operational requirements."


The Premier League has been suspended since March due to the coronavirus outbreak, with the English top-flight eyeing June for a resumption in play.


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