Premier League Says Six Tested Positive for Covid-19

(Bloomberg) -- England’s Premier League said testing for Covid-19 was conducted during May 17 and May 18 on 748 players and club staff, which resulted in six positive tests from three clubs, according to a statement. Details of the individuals and the clubs involved were not provided.

The update on testing comes amid a push for the Premier League to resume soccer matches, albeit within social distancing guidelines. It was announced on May 18 that small group training for players would be allowed with full contact training still not permitted due to the continuing risk.

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