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COVID-19: Premier League confirms another positive case in latest round of testing

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The Premier League om Monday announced that an individual has tested positive for the coronavirus after the 11th round of testing, which is the latest.

Since the beginning of the restart of the league after coronavirus break, over 2000 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19. This is the second case announced in the top tier since the measure was introduced while action resumed on June 17.

According to reports, Premier League clubs are mandated to carry out tests twice a week, with the results to be announced every Monday. Out of 14307 tests that have now been carried out in the Premier League, only 19 peoples’ test returned positive since mass testing begins in May.

With seven games remaining to end the present season, the routine of testing will be as usual for the remainder of the season.

Liverpool winner, Relegation undecided yet

Now that Liverpool has finally won its first Premier League in 30 years, what is left to be decided in the English top league are the European places and relegation zone before the season ends on July 25.

After losing the title to the Merseyside club, Manchester City is looking to cement the second place and automatic Champions League spot.

The fate of Leicester City that is yet to secure a win since the restart of the league looks shaky in third as Chelsea courtesy of its 2-1 win over Manchester City closed the gap to one point, as Brendan Roger’s men try to regain the top form that pushed them to the Champions League spot.

However, Man City could miss participation in the club elite tournament of the Court of Arbitration for Sports didn’t go in their favor after being banned by UEFA for two seasons over alleged breach of FFP rule.

Apart from Chelsea closing down on the Foxes, Wolves, which has continued from where they stopped before the holiday are also within three points of the Foxes, having played a game more while Manchester United and Tottenham are behind Nuno Espirito’s men with the hope of capitalizing on any slip-ups.

Norwich is still languishing at the bottom of the log are six points adrift of safety in 20th with three teams level on points ahead of them.

West Ham is still in the relegation battle as David Moyes’ men are just outside the bracket on goal difference alone, and tied with Bournemouth and Aston Villa on 27 points. Watford and Brighton to are not safe as they have 28 points and 33, respectively.

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