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Premier League: No positive result in latest round of testing

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The Premier League has revealed that no players or club staff tested positive for coronavirus in the latest round of testing that took place last week.

The Premier League received a positive boost as the latest round of testing saw no positive result.

Players and staff are being regularly tested during the top flight’s return behind closed doors, and in the 12th round of testing every result was negative.

“The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday, June 29 and Sunday, July 5, 1,973 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19,” read a statement on their official website.

“Of these, zero have tested positive.”

Last week, the league announced just one person had tested positive in the second round of testing since the resumption of the league on June 17. 

That one individual from the last round of testing who returned a positive result would have since completed the mandatory seven-day isolation period in line with Premier League and government guidelines.