Coronavirus pandemic: A record 18 positive cases found in latest Premier League Covid-19 tests
There have been a record 18 new positive Covid-19 cases, the Premier League has reported after the latest batch of testing. The test period ran from December 21 to 27, and is the highest number reported by the Premier League since testing began. The Monday Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton was called off due to an outbreak at City.
The official Nike Premier League match ball with a protective mask. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 40,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. on April 3, 2020 in Manchester, Eng
There have been a record 18 new positive Covid-19 cases, the Premier League has reported after the latest batch of testing.
Eighteen positive results are highest of Premier League season so far, with the previous highest figure being 16, recorded in November.
“The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 21 December and Sunday 27 December, 1,479 players and Club staff were tested for COVID-19. Of these, there were 18 new positive tests,” read a statement from the Premier League.
“Players or Club staff who have tested positive will self-isolate for a period of 10 days. The Premier League is providing this aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and transparency. No specific details as to Clubs or individuals will be provided by the League and results will be made public after each round of testing.”