Championship coronavirus testing: Two people test positive


Two people at two Championship clubs have tested positive for coronavirus in the latest round of testing.

There were no positive tests in League One and one in League Two.

In the Championship, 1,179 people were tested over the past four days and those who tested positive will self-isolate in line with EFL guidelines.

More than 5,000 tests on players and staff have been carried out in the Championship since 21 May, with 26 individuals testing positive.

The Championship has set a provisional restart date of 20 June and players have been back in training for more than a week. Only those who have returned negative tests are allowed to enter training grounds.

Preston, Sheffield Wednesday, Cardiff, Middlesbrough, Blackburn, Fulham, Huddersfield and Hull City are the only clubs to have confirmed that their players or staff have tested positive.

In League One, the first round of testing in the competition, 135 players and club staff were tested from four clubs.

In League Two, which returned no positive tests on Tuesday, 132 players and staff from four clubs were tested.

More to follow.



BBC