The English Premier League has confirmed six positive COVID-19 tests after conducting tests on 748 players and staff members on May 17 and 18.
Those six positive tests came from three separate clubs. The names of players or staff have not been made public out of respect for “legal and operational requirements.”
Individuals who have tested positive will self-isolate for seven days.
Clubs have begun reconvening for training as the Premier League plans to resume its 2019-20 season June 12. Matches will be played without fans due to safety concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus. Social distancing rules are being followed in training, and the Premier League is planning checks to ensure teams are working within the guidelines. Continue reading…