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Healthcare

Soccer-One positive in latest Premier League COVID-19 tests

June 10 (Reuters) - There was one positive result from the Premier League’s latest round of tests for the novel coronavirus, the league said on Wednesday.

A total of 1,213 tests were carried out among players and club staff on Monday and Tuesday, the seventh round of tests since players from England’s 20 top-flight clubs returned to training.

The previous rounds of testing produced 13 positives in total.

No Premier League matches have taken place since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Premier League is scheduled to restart on June 17, when Aston Villa face Sheffield United and Manchester City take on Arsenal. (Reporting by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru Editing by Toby Davis)

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