As preparation for project restart commence, the Premier League has confirmed that six people have tested positive for coronavirus from the 748 tests undertaken by players and club staff on May 17 and 18 ahead of kicking off Project Restart.
The Premier League can today confirm that, on Sunday 17 May and Monday 18 May, 748 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19.
Of these, six have tested positive from three clubs. Players or club staff who have tested positive will now self-isolate for a period of seven days.
The Premier League is providing this aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and oversight.
No specific details as to clubs or individuals will be provided by the Premier League due to legal and operational requirements.