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Premier League announce positive result in latest round of testing

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The Premier League has returned one positive test for Covid-19 for a second week running following the restart of action.

The Premier League has confirmed it has received one positive test for coronavirus after the 11th round of mass testing.

The latest batch of tests are the second to take place since the League restarted on June 17.

The one positive result came from 2,250 tests carried out across players and staff between Monday, June 22, and Sunday, June 29.

The person has not been identified but is now expected to self-isolate for seven days.

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.”