Premier League: ten new positives in coronavirus. The Premier League has announced ten new positives for coronavirus out of the 1,595 tests they conducted between September 21 and 27. The ten new positives in coronavirus are players or part of the coaching staff of the 20 teams that make up the competition.
Those players or employees of English football teams who have tested positive remain in isolation for ten days, as established in the protocol agreed by the health authorities and the Premier League.
Premier League: ten new positives in coronavirus
Since the start of the 2020/2021 season, the Premier League has conducted four weekly tests on the twenty teams that make up the First Division. On the first day, three positives were detected; on the second day, four positives and on the third day, three positives. Despite the new ten positives, the level of infections in English football remains low, since of the 1,595 tests only 10 people have been infected.
On the third day, two players and the West Ham coach had to leave London Stadium after testing positive for coronavirus. West Ham faced in the League Cup against the third division team Hull. The English club reported that both coach David Moyes and players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen had tested positive.
Likewise, the match that faced Tottenham against Leyton Orient, fourth division, was finally canceled, since several Leyton Orient players tested positive for COVID.