One positive in latest Premier League Covid-19 tests

There was one positive result from the Premier League’s latest round of tests for the novel coronavirus, the league said on Wednesday.

A total of 1 213 tests were carried out among players and club staff on Monday and Tuesday, the seventh round of tests since players from England’s 20 top-flight clubs returned to training.

The previous rounds of testing produced 13 positives in total.

No Premier League matches have taken place since March because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Premier League is scheduled to restart on 17 June, when Aston Villa face Sheffield United and Manchester City take on Arsenal.