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Norwich goalie Tim Krul tested positive for COVID-19

Fri 08 January 2021 | 14:52

Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul has affirmed he is one of three individuals from the club's staff to have contracted COVID-19

Yellows are the most recent

EFL Championship

side to encounter positive outcomes during the current week's round of testing after

Derby County

,

Sheffield Wednesday

, and

Middlesbrough

additionally had their preliminaries for F.A. Cup draws affected by Covid cases. 

An official club announcement read:

“Norwich City can confirm that the club’s latest round of Covid-19 testing across players and backroom staff has returned three positive results.

“Players and backroom staff were tested and results received over the early stages of this week.

“In line with government, EFL and club protocols, all three individuals immediately began a period of self-isolation.”

Sky Bet Championship pioneers Norwich are welcoming divisional adversaries Coventry at Carrow Road in the F.A. Cup third round on Saturday; however, they will be without their first shot-stopper.

Krul said on Twitter:

“Earlier this week I was informed by the club that my COVID test came back positive. I immediately began my self-isolation period

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