Friday 25 September, 2020

Six test positive for COVID-19 from three Premier League clubs

A Premier League football.

A Premier League football.

It has been confirmed that COVID-19 tests carried out on Premier League players and staff returned six positive results across three clubs.

The Premier League announced the results after 748 tests were administered across Sunday and Monday.

Those who were positive have been ordered to self-isolate for a week.

A statement read: "The Premier League can today confirm that, on Sunday, May 17, and Monday, May 18, 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."

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