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Sweden will NOT test players and coaches for COVID-19 when football restarts
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Sweden will NOT test players and coaches for COVID-19 when football restarts

Top two leagues in Sweden are hoping to resume matches on June 14, but the twist that comes with this is that the players and staff will not be tested for the COVID-19 virus.

Instead, they will have to fill in a self-assessment form each morning and email it to their club doctor no later than two hours before arriving for training, or before arriving at a stadium for a match.

The doctor will then assess whether the players and coaches are healthy enough to take part.

They must stay at home if they have any symptoms.

'It follows the general principle adopted in Swedish society that only people who are feeling so ill that they must visit a hospital get a full-scale corona test,' the Swedish league said on Tuesday.

'So, in line with that, we do not have the opportunity to test our players.'

The Swedish league is hoping to begin playing matches on June 14, more than two months after the initially scheduled start date.

The country did not impose many restrictions on its people like other countries.