UK markets closed
  • NIKKEI 225

    29,068.63
    +517.70 (+1.81%)
     
  • HANG SENG

    25,330.96
    +368.37 (+1.48%)
     
  • CRUDE OIL

    82.66
    +1.35 (+1.66%)
     
  • GOLD FUTURES

    1,768.10
    -29.80 (-1.66%)
     
  • DOW

    35,294.76
    +382.20 (+1.09%)
     
  • BTC-GBP

    44,242.09
    -140.76 (-0.32%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    1,464.06
    +57.32 (+4.07%)
     
  • ^IXIC

    14,897.34
    +73.91 (+0.50%)
     
  • ^FTAS

    4,123.97
    +16.09 (+0.39%)
     

Eight positive in latest Premier League COVID-19 tests

·1-min read
FILE PHOTO: Premier League - Aston Villa v Liverpool

LONDON (Reuters) - The Premier League said on Monday that eight people had returned positive results in its latest round of COVID-19 tests conducted on players and staff last week.

The league said the individuals who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus would now self-isolate for 10 days.

"The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 16 November and Sunday 22 November, 1,530 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19," the league said in a statement https://www.premierleague.com/news/1814863.

A total of 76 people have tested positive for the virus in 12 rounds of testing this season.

There have been more than 1.5 million COVID-19 infections and over 55,000 deaths in the United Kingdom, according to a Reuters tally.

(Writing by Ken Ferris; Editing by Sam Holmes)

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting