A Bournemouth player has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the Premier League club announced on Sunday.
“We can confirm that one of our players has tested positive for COVID-19 after the second series of tests at the club. Medical confidentiality means that the player’s identity will not be made public, and the club requires compliance. According to the protocols In the Premier League on positive tests, he will be sidelined for seven days before being tested again at a later date. players and staff, who will continue to be tested for Covid-19 twice a week, “the group said.
The Bournemouth player is one of two cases of Sars-CoV-2 infection reported on Saturday by the English professional league.
Two people, including players and staff members of Premier League clubs, tested positive for the new coronavirus.
The two cases, which amount to a total of eight, were detected in the second series of tests performed in the groups, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
The leaders of the football forums have increased from 40 to 50 the number of people tested in each club. Thus, the total number of controls, 996, was higher than the first test, performed on May 17 and 18, when 748 players and staff members participated.
So far it is known that the player Adrian Mariappa (Watford) and the second coach of Burnley, Ian Woan, have been tested positive.
All positive test subjects were placed in isolation.
The Premier League players started their training sessions on Tuesday.
The English championship was interrupted on March 13 due to the coronavirus pandemic and could be resumed in June. There are 92 more matches to play in this Premier League season.