The Premier League have confirmed that four have tested positive from three clubs in the third round of COVID-19 testing. The tests were done on May 25 and May 26 on 1008 players and staffs of the club.
“The Premier League can today confirm that on Monday 25 May and Tuesday 26 May, 1008 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19. Of these, four have tested positive from three clubs,” Premier League said in the statement.
Staffs and players tested positive will be kept in isolation for seven days.
Total positive cases in Premier League have reached 12, six from the first round, two from the second round and four from the third round.
“Previously, between 19-22 May, 996 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19, of which two tested positive from two clubs. A total of 748 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19 on 17-18 May, with six testing positive from three clubs,” the statement said.
For the fourth round of testing, the number of tests available to each club will be increased from 50 to 60. In the first round, the number of tests available for each club was 40 and in the second and third round number of test available for each club was 50.