Coronavirus: Premier League Confirm Ten Positives from Latest Round of Testing


Ten Premier League players or staff have tested positive Coronavirus in the latest round of testing.

The Premier League has recorded ten new positive Covid-19 cases from the latest round of testing

The number of positive tests keep rising after there were three or four positives in each of the initial tests over the last three weeks.

The figures include the three positive tests recorded on Tuesday at West Ham which was announced by the club including their manager David Moyes.

A Premier League statement read: “The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 21 September and Sunday 27 September, 1595 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19.

“Of these, there were 10 new positive tests. Players or staff who have tested positive will self-isolate for ten days.”

David Moyes tested positive in the last round of testing and is self isolating for ten days

The Premier League’s objective is to bring the interesting game of football to live in a safe and sound health conditions and tests will continue to be carried out to ensure all standards are met.

In the First Round of testing between 31 August and 6 September, 1605 were tested and of these three returned positive.

The Second Round of tesing was between 7-13 September where a total of 2131 players and staff were tested with four positives recorded.

Round 3 was between 14-20 September with 1574 tests and three positive results.


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