English Football club Bournemouth have announced that one of their players has tested positive for Covid-19.
Two more coronavirus cases were confirmed by the Premier League yesterday following the second round of testing.
That shows a drop in positive tests from the first round of testing, where six people were shown to have the virus, including Watford defender Adrian Mariappa and Burnley
assistant manager Ian Woan.
In a statement, Bournemouth said:
“[We] can confirm that one of [our] players has tested positive for Covid-19, following the club’s second round of testing.
“Medical confidentiality means the player’s identity will remain anonymous, and the club asks for this to be respected.
“In line with Premier League protocols regarding positive tests, he will self-isolate for a period of seven days before being tested again at a later date.
“Following strict adherence of the Premier League’s return to training regulations, the club’s training ground remains a safe working environment for players and backroom staff, who will continue to be tested for Covid-19 twice per week. The statement read”