The Premier League has confirmed that, it has received one positive case after its 11th round of mass testing. This is reportedly the second batch of tests since the Premier League resumed on June 17.
A statement read, “The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday June 22 and Sunday June 28, 2, 250 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19. Of these, one person has tested positive”.
“Players or club staff who have tested positive will self-isolate for a period of seven 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.”
The report also said, “Results from each round of testings are announced every Monday due to match scheduling, but clubs will continue to test players and staff twice a week. Testing will continue throughout the remainder of this season”.
There has been 19 positive cases out of 14,307[0.13 percent] total cases since the mass testing of club staff and players.