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Watford player and two staff test positive for Covid-19
May 20, 2020
A Watford player and two individuals from non-playing staff were among six positive tests for coronavirus in the first round of Premier League testing.
On Tuesday, the Premier League reported that six positive Covid-19 outcomes came back from an aggregate of 748 tests were completed on players and club staff on Sunday and Monday.
The club affirmed the news late on Tuesday that a player and two individuals from non-playing staff tried positive for Coronavirus.
A club articulation stated: “Watford Football Club affirms that three individuals have tried positive for the Covid-19 infection following testing at the preparation ground in the course of recent hours.
“Of those three positive tests, one is a player and two are individuals from staff. Every one of the three have asked that clinical privacy be regarded and, along these lines, the club won’t be naming those included.
“Every one of the three will now self-seclude for seven days – in accordance with the conventions set out in Premier League rules – before being tried again sometime in the not too distant future.
“Exacting adherence to the Premier League rules has guaranteed the preparation ground remains infection free and a sheltered domain for the players to keep on working.
“The club will keep on liaising intimately with the influenced individual and there will be no further remark.”
Watford coach Troy Deeney has recently taken a stand in opposition to the restart of the Premier League in the midst of the progressing pandemic, expressing that he doesn’t plan to put his family in danger for an arrival to football.
Burnley additionally declared in an explanation that associate supervisor Ian Woan tried positive for Coronavirus.
“Burnley Football Club can affirm that subsequent to finishing a Covid-19 test on Sunday, seventeenth May, associate administrator Ian Woan has tried positive,” the club said in an announcement discharged on Tuesday evening.
“The Burnley first-group crew and playing staff were completely tried a weekend ago, in front of an arrival to preparing.”
Burnley included that it would “keep on following the main phase of the arrival to preparing convention while holding fast to Premier League direction as far as testing all players and reserved alcove staff two times every week”.
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