Fri 8 Jan 2021 | 10:39

Clubs show sizeable drop in virus cases

Clubs show sizeable drop in virus cases
Fri 8 Jan 2021 | 10:39
Clubs show sizeable drop in virus cases
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COVID-19: Premiership Rugby said Thursday there had been a drop in the number of positive coronavirus cases in the top flight of English club rugby union following its latest round of testing.

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Officials reported that 16 players and three members of staff from eight different clubs had produced positive Covid-19 results in this week’s tests, a sizeable reduction on last week’s total of 33.

Despite the latest figures, however, Saturday’s East Midlands derby between Northampton and Leicester has been called off following a virus outbreak involving the Saints.

This is the fifth league match this season to fall victim to Covid-19, although the other five fixtures in the sixth round of league matches are all still set to go ahead as scheduled.

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Clubs show sizeable drop in virus cases | Rugby365