Out of 1,195 Premiership players tested none was positive to COVID-19

Out of 1,195 Premiership players tested none was positive to COVID-19

The latest round of tests for COVID-19, involving 1,195 Premiership players in the English Premier League (EPL) produced no positive case.

The league said on Saturday that a total of 1,195 tests were carried out on Thursday and Friday, the sixth round of tests since players from England’s 20 top-flight clubs returned to training.

The previous rounds of testing produced 13 positives.

No Premier League matches have taken place since March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The pandemic has led to more than 50,000 deaths, according to a Reuters tally this week based on official sources.

But a restart of the suspended 2019/2020 season is scheduled for June 17.

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