Premier League confirms 16 new constructive Covid circumstances in newest spherical of testing

Premier League confirms 16 new constructive Covid circumstances in newest spherical of testing

Chelsea's Christian Pulisic missed Sunday's win at Arsenal after testing positiveChelsea’s Christian Pulisic missed Sunday’s win at Arsenal after testing constructive

The Premier League says 16 gamers and membership employees have examined constructive for coronavirus over the previous week.

Throughout two rounds, the Premier League carried out 3,060 checks between 16 and 22 August, with 12 constructive circumstances recorded within the first spherical and an extra 4 within the second.

The determine marks one other improve after 9 constructive circumstances within the first week and 11 within the week ending 15 August.

The Premier League will preserve its twice weekly testing programme.

This season, it would use lateral stream checks in its weekly testing, and solely these with a constructive end result will then take a PCR check to verify the consequence.

The league says the variety of “core” people being examined at each membership has elevated from 85 to 100.

Chelsea ahead Christian Pulisic missed Sunday’s win over Arsenal after testing constructive for the virus, as did Arsenal defender Ben White.

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