New COVID-19 cases remain low in Premier League for third week

New COVID-19 cases remain low in Premier League for third week

For the third week in succession the Premier League announced only two new positive COVID-19 cases during its latest round of testing.

Premier League - Fulham v Sheffield United
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - Fulham v Sheffield United - Craven Cottage, London, Britain - February 20, 2021 General view of the match ball Pool via REUTERS/Richard Heathcote

LONDON: For the third week in succession the Premier League announced only two new positive COVID-19 cases during its latest round of testing.

A statement said 2,633 players and club staff had been tested between Feb 15-21.

Positive cases have fallen sharply in the Premier since they peaked at 36 in early January when the UK went back into lockdown.

(Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

Source: Reuters

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