confirmed that two people from two separate teams tested positive for
coronavirus, just three weeks after the expected start of the season. In total,
996 players and club members were screened for COVID-19 over three days last
positive by two clubs,” the EPL said.
have tested positive would be self-isolated for a maximum of seven days.”
in previous tests on 17 and 18 May, with six positive results from three clubs.
aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and
individuals will be provided by the League and results will be made public
after each round of testing.”
Premier League, Richard Masters, said he was confident that the top-flight
season would resume in mid-June.
training in small groups this week and the league hope to begin playing the
remaining 92 matches on June 12 or 19.
positive were Watford defender Adrian Mariappa as well as two members of the
revealed two more of his squad are in self-isolation after members of their
family tested positive for the virus.