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Thu 10 Sep 2020 | 09:23

Covid-19: Premiership reveals latest positive cases

Covid-19: Premiership reveals latest positive cases
Thu 10 Sep 2020 | 09:23
Covid-19: Premiership reveals latest positive cases
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NEWS: The English Premiership confirmed that two players have tested positive in the latest round of the league’s Coronavirus testing.

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The Premiership revealed that 1 032 players and club staff were tested and of those two players tested positive and five members of staff.

The seven were from five different clubs.

Those who tested positive and their close contacts will isolate and be assessed in line with the PHE-agreed guidelines.

Premiership Rugby and the RFU are providing this aggregated information for competition integrity and transparency. No specific details as to clubs or individuals will be provided under any circumstances. The number of positive results will be made public after each round of testing.

Premiership testing results:

Week One (6 July) – 804 players and club staff were tested. Of these, ten people tested positive. Of those ten, six were players and four were members of staff

Week Two (13 July) – 856 players and club staff were tested. Of these, nine people tested positive. Of those nine, seven were players and two were members of staff.

Week Three (20 July) – 896 players and club staff were tested. Of these, two players tested positive.

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Week Four (27 July) – 846 players and club staff were tested. Of these, five people tested positive. Of those five, four were players and one was a member of staff.

Week Five (3 August) – 917 players and club staff were tested. Of these, two people tested positive. Of those two, one was a player and one was a member of staff.

Week Six 1 (10 August) – 989 players and club staff were tested. Of those four people tested positive. Of those four, one was a player and three were members of staff.

Week Six 2 (12 August) – 956 players and club staff were tested. Of those seven people tested positive. Of those seven, five are players and two are members of staff.

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Week Seven(19 August) – 1,043 players and club staff were tested. Of those one player tested positive.

Week Eight 1 (24 August) – 1,042 players and club staff were tested. Of those one player tested positive.

Week Eight 2 (27 August) – 1,025 players and club staff were tested. There were no positive tests.

Week Nine (2 September) – 1,077 players and club staff were tested. Of those one player tested positive.

Week Ten (7 September) – 1,032 players and club staff were tested. Of those two players and five members of staff tested positive.

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