The official statement reads: “The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 22 June and Sunday 28 June, 2,250 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19. Of these, one person has tested positive.
The unidentified person was the only positive case from 2,250 tests in the second round to be completed since the season resumed, which is the same amount as the 1,829 tests brought back in the last result.
Premier League chiefs have announced that just one positive coronavirus test was identified in the latest round of checks after more than 2,000 players and staff were examined between June 22 and June 29
Only one individual will have to self-isolate after the latest round of Premier League testing.
“The Premier League is providing this aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and transparency. No specific details as to clubs or individuals will be provided by the League and results will be made public after each round of testing.”
Round 2: 19-22 May – 996 tested, with two testing positive from two clubs.
Round 1: 17-18 May – 748 tested, with six testing positive from three clubs.
Round 5: 1-2 June – 1,197 tested, with one testing positive.
Round 4: 28-29 May – 1,130 tested, with zero testing positive.
Round 3: 25-26 May – 1,008 tested, with four testing positive from two clubs.
Round 8: 11-12 June – 1,200 tested, with two testing positive from two clubs.
Round 7: 8-9 June – 1,213 tested, with one testing positive.
Round 6: 4-5 June – 1,195 tested, with zero testing positive.
Round 9: 15-16 June – 1,541 tested, with one testing positive.
Round 10: 17-21 June – 1,829 tested, with one testing positive.
When Premier League players returned to training Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson praised league bosses for their safety instructions, and has since gone on to be crowned a champion.