Zero coronavirus cases in final round of Premier League testing

Zero coronavirus cases in final round of Premier League testing

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There were no positive tests for coronavirus in the Premier League’s final round of Covid-19 testing, it has been confirmed.

The league has carried out a regular testing programme since football restarted, with the numbers of positive cases showing a downward trend since testing began in mid-May.

In the latest round – the final one of the 2019-20 season – carried out between 20-26 July, 1,574 players and club staff were tested and none returned positive.

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It is the fourth time in 15 rounds of testing that all results have returned negative.

Previous test results

Round 1: 17-18 May – 748 tested, with six testing positive from three clubs.
Round 2: 19-22 May – 996 tested, with two testing positive from two clubs.
Round 3: 25-26 May – 1,008 tested, with four testing positive from two clubs.
Round 4: 28-29 May – 1,130 tested, with zero testing positive.
Round 5: 1-2 June – 1,197 tested, with one testing positive.
Round 6: 4-5 June – 1,195 tested, with zero testing positive.
Round 7: 8-9 June – 1,213 tested, with one testing positive.
Round 8: 11-12 June – 1,200 tested, with two testing positive from two clubs.
Round 9: 15-16 June – 1,541 tested, with one testing positive.
Round 10: 17-21 June – 1,829 tested, with one testing positive.
Round 11: 22-28 June – 2,250 tested, with one testing positive.
Round 12: 29 June-5 July – 1,973 tested, with zero testing positive.
Round 13: 6-12 July – 2,071 tested, with one testing positive.
Round 14: 13-19 July – 2,208 tested, with zero testing positive.

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