Coronavirus: No New Positive Cases in the EPL, but EFL records 17 Postive Tests in the Latest Round of Testing

By Emmanuel Oladele - Good News for the English Premier League as there is no new COVID-19 positives in the latest round of testing, but not so for the English Football League as 17 positive tests were recorded.

1,130 players and club staff were tested on Thursday and Friday in the English Premier League and all of them passed the test, this will be the fourth screening session ahead of EPL restart.

With no record of positive tests in the English Premier League, this will serve as a boost for the league to return on the June 17 proposed date.

The 17 positive tests in the EFL may be a huge setback for the leagues as 10 of the cases are from the Championship while the remaining 7 are from League Two. According to reports, no testing programme yet for the League One.

RESULTS OF COVID-19 TEST IN THE EPL
- Round 1: 748 Tests, 6 Positives
- Round 2: 996 Tests, 2 Positives
- Round 3: 1,008 Tests, 4 Positives
- Round 4: 1,130 Tests, 0 Positives

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NPFL LEAGUE TABLE

POS.
CLUB
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
PTS
1
Plateau Utd
25
14
7
4
36
15
21
49
2
Rivers Utd
25
13
6
6
28
15
13
45
3
Lobi Stars
25
12
7
6
26
19
7
43
4
Rangers Intl
24
10
7
7
25
20
5
37
5
Enyimba
20
11
3
6
30
20
10
36
6
Akwa United
25
8
11
6
23
22
1
35
7
Kano Pillars
24
8
10
6
27
18
9
34
8
Dakkada FC
26
8
10
8
26
26
0
34
9
Sunshine Stars
25
9
7
9
27
29
-2
34
10
Katsina Utd
24
9
7
8
18
25
-7
37
11
Warri Wolves
24
9
6
9
25
23
2
33
12
FC Ifeanyi Ubah
25
10
3
12
25
28
-3
22
13
Heartland
25
9
5
11
21
21
0
32
14
MFM FC
25
8
7
10
19
19
0
31
15
Wikki Tourists
25
8
7
10
23
24
-1
31
16
Abia Warriors
25
8
6
11
23
28
-5
30
17
Nasarawa Utd
25
8
5
12
27
27
0
29
18
Jigawa GS
25
9
2
14
25
35
-10
29
19
Kwara Utd
25
8
4
13
23
33
-10
28
20
Adamawa Utd
25
6
2
17
17
47
-30
20