Another coronavirus case ahead of full return of the Premier League this weekend

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The Premier League has confirmed one positive result has emerged from the latest round of coronavirus testing ahead of the full return of the Premier League this weekend, taking the total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 to 17.

It isn’t known if the latest coronavirus case is a player or staff.

A Premier League statement read: “The Premier League can today confirm that on Monday 15 June and Tuesday 16 June, 1,541 players and club staff were tested for Covid-19. Of these, one person has tested positive.

“The Premier League is providing this aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and transparency.

“No specific details as to clubs or individuals will be provided by the League and results will be made public after each round of testing.”

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