The English Premier League has confirmed another four positive cases of the coronavirus after the latest round of testing.
A statement from the Premier League noted: “The Premier League can today confirm that on Monday 25 May and Tuesday 26 May, 1,008 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19.
“Of these, four have tested positive from three clubs. Players or club staff who have tested positive will now self-isolate for a period of seven days.
“Previously, between 19-22 May, 996 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19, of which two tested positives from two clubs.
“Some 748 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19 on 17-18 May, with six testing positive from three clubs. For the fourth round of testing, the number of tests available to each club will be increased from 50 to 60.”
The six cases add to the four that had been confirmed in earlier tests with Watford’s Adrian Mariappa and Bournemouth keeper Aaron Ramsdale being the only players to come out and reveal publicly that they had tested positive.
The other official who confirmed that he had tested positive of the virus was Burnley assistant manager Ian Woan.