Premier League reports second straight weekly fall in COVID-19 cases

10/1/2022 9:05:00 PM

Premier League reports second straight weekly fall in COVID-19 cases

Premier League reports second straight weekly fall in COVID-19 cases

The Premier League said on Monday it had reported 72 new cases of COVID-19 in the last week, the second straight week in which there has been a fall in positive cases. 'The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 3 January and Sunday 9 January, 12,973 COVID-19 tests were administered on playe

The Premier League said on Monday it had reported 72 new cases of COVID-19 in the last week, the second straight week in which there has been a fall in positive cases."The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 3 January and Sunday 9 January, 12,973 COVID-19 tests were administered on players and club staff. Of these, there were 72 new positive cases," it said in a statement.

The league had recorded 94 cases between Dec. 27 and Jan. 2 while there were 103 positives - a weekly record - between Dec. 20 and Dec. 26.Nineteen fixtures have been postponed since last month due to COVID-19 outbreaks at various clubs.Leicester City's game at Everton on Tuesday was called off on Sunday after the Foxes said they had a depleted squad due to COVID-19 cases, injuries and players on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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"The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 3 January and Sunday 9 January, 12,973 COVID-19 tests were administered on players and club staff. Of these, there were 72 new positive cases," it said in a statement. "The Premier League Board accepted Leicester City's application as the club does not have the required number of players available for the match (13 outfield players and one goalkeeper). The league had recorded 94 cases between Dec."There are no words to tell you how disappointed I was. 27 and Jan.. 2 while there were 103 positives - a weekly record - between Dec. China also reported 46 new asymptomatic cases, which it classifies separately from confirmed cases, compared with 52 a day earlier.

20 and Dec. It is the 19th Premier League match to be postponed this season." Cavallo also urged Meta Platforms Inc-owned social media platform Instagram to step up its efforts in combating online abuse. 26. Nineteen fixtures have been postponed since last month due to COVID-19 outbreaks at various clubs. Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Daniel Amartey are with their respective countries at the Africa Cup of Nations, leaving Rodgers with a depleted squad. Leicester City's game at Everton on Tuesday was called off on Sunday after the Foxes said they had a depleted squad due to COVID-19 cases, injuries and players on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations. It's a sad reality that your platforms are not doing enough to stop these messages. "The safety of everyone remains a priority and the Premier League is taking all precautionary steps in response to the impact of the Omicron variant. 19 but was postponed after a COVID-19 outbreak at their club.

The League has reverted to its Emergency Measures, and has increased testing of players and club staff," the league added. (Reporting by Dhruv Munjal in Bengaluru, editing by Pritha Sarkar) Source: Reuters . Everton also had two other matches postponed last month - against Newcastle United and Burnley.