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36 new COVID-19 cases in the latest round of testing

Mon 11 January 2021 | 21:07

The Premier League has confirmed 36 positive coronavirus cases were recorded following a twice-weekly testing program.

Premier League

clubs have recorded 36 positive tests for coronavirus in the latest round of testing among players and staff.

Results were released on Monday after two rounds of tests performed between January 4 and10; those considered to be positive would be self-isolated for a duration of 10 days.

It marks a slight drop from the season-high of 40 positive cases which were revealed in last week's results

Previously, the Premier League announced alterations to the forthcoming fixture schedule following the coronavirus outbreak at Aston Villa.

Tottenham

’s

clash with

Aston Villa

at Villa Park was due to take place on Wednesday, but Aston Villa demanded a new date because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Tottenham will now host

Fulham

on Wednesday in a re-arranged match after Villa postponement.

"With the health of players and staff the priority, the league continues to work with Aston Villa on measures to ensure their league season resumes safely and at the earliest opportunity,"

a statement from the

Premier League read on Monday

.

"The Premier League wishes those with COVID-19 a full and swift recovery and will rearrange Aston Villa's game against Tottenham Hotspur as soon as possible."


source: SportMob