Championship records just two positive results from 1,179 samples

Plans to restart the Championship season remain on course as second tier records just two positive results from 1,179 samples in latest round of testing

  • Coronavirus tests across the three EFL divisions were done in the last four days
  • Two people from two Championship clubs are believed to be the positive cases
  • Barnsley have announced that one of the cases is a member from their club staff
  • There were no positive cases in League One and one recorded in League Two 
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The Championship’s plans to restart the season remain on track after just two positive results in the latest round of testing.

There were 1,179 samples taken during this round, with two people at two of the 24 Championship clubs having tested positive for coronavirus.

Barnsley have announced that one of the positive cases is a member from their club staff. 

The Championship’s plans to restart the season remain on track after just two positive tests

Those who have tested positive across the three EFL divisions will now self-isolate 

Tests were conducted over the past four days ahead of a planned resumption of the season on June 20.

Meanwhile, there were no positive tests from the 135 players and club staff that were tested at four League One clubs. 

But there was one positive test in League Two from the  132 players and staff tested from four sides in that division.

Those who have tested positive across the three EFL divisions will now self-isolate in line with EFL guidelines.

There were 1,179 samples taken during this round of testing conducted over the past four days




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