Coronavirus: EPL confirms 18 new cases



By Abba Gwale

The English Premier league (EPL) has on Tuesday announced that at least 18 players and staff have tested positive for Coronavirus.

This is the highest the league has recorded, since the testing began.

The league in a statement said, “The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 21 December and Sunday 27 December, 1,479 players and club staff were tested for Covid-19,”

“Of these, there were 18 new positive tests. Players or club staff who have tested positive will self-isolate for a period of 10 days.”

That figure surpassed the previous highest figure recorded of 16 for November 9-15.

Manchester City’s and Everton match was postponed on Monday after an outbreak of multiple positive cases at City.

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