Premier League confirms six positive COVID-19 cases after testing


It was later revealed that the league had six positive coronavirus cases with Watford confirming three of them, including one unidentifed player.

Burnley have become the first Premier League club to go public with the identity of someone testing positive for COVID-19.

Step One allows squads to start training in small groups without contact between players.

A total of 748 players and staff were tested over the last couple of days and the league have confirmed six people across three clubs have tested positive for COVID-19. "Okay, well, I feel like that should be addressed". "That's obviously quite a odd thought".

"It's like when you come back from an injury, the boys are fit really early from an endurance point of view - they could run a marathon probably - but the moment you start playing football, you can see how different it is". "I can just imagine people at home saying, 'Well they earn that amount of money so they should be going back'".

If this was pretty much any other workplace, whether factory, supermarket or whatever, safe to say that the number of positive tests would be at least as high as what the Premier League have found, though in reality they would nearly certainly be significantly higher in non-Premier League workplaces.

Mariappa accepted his first call up to Jamaica's global team in May 2012 and won his first cap against Guyana later that month.

Mariappa qualified to play for the Reggae Boyz as both of his maternal grandparents are from Jamaica.

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Watford captain Troy Deeney has said he will not return to training this week due to fears he could pass the virus on to his five-month-old son.

Ahead of group training scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, players of Liverpool and Tottenham have arrived their respective training grounds for their final individual sessions.

Sky also has rights to English Football League (EFL) games, while the Scottish Premiership has voted to end its season.

"June 12 was a staging post; it wasn't a firm commitment".

Liverpool goalkeeper, Adrian, has talked about Liverpool's Premier League title chances during the coronavirus outbreak while also praising Mohamed Salah.

Britain has the world's second-highest tally of deaths from the coronavirus, with 35,341 fatalities in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive.

Spadafora's announcement comes one day after reports that a new Government decree would effectively rule out a return of sporting events until at least June 14.