EPL: Premier League confirms five tests positive to COVID-19

COVID-19 case found in English Premier League

The Premier League, EPL, has announced that five persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus after the latest phase of mass testing.

The English top-flight league confirmed this in a statement on its official website on Monday.

Recall that the number of COVID-19 positive tests is on the rise in the EPL, following the confirmation of ten positive cases last month ending.

It read: “The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 5 October and Sunday 11 October, 1,128 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19.

“Of these, there were five new positive tests.

“Players or club staff who have tested positive will self-isolate for a period of 10 days.”

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