EPL: 8 positive results in latest Covid-19 tests
The Premier League said that in its latest round of COVID-19 tests performed on players and staff last week, eight individuals returned positive results.
The league said that people who had tested positive for the Covid-19 would now self-isolate for ten days.
According to the Premier League statement, 1,575 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19 between 12th October and 18th October, there were 8 new positive tests out of these.
In seven rounds of testing since the new campaign started on 12th September, a total of 42 people have tested positive for the Covid-19.
According to a Reuters tally, there were more than 750,000 COVID-19 infections and over 43,000 deaths in the UK.