COVID-19: Italian Team Genoa, Premier League Report New Cases

Italian side, Genoa say 14 team members and staff of have tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement on Monday. the Serie A side said it has activated all the procedures according to the protocol and informed the authorities.

At the weekend, Genoa had reported that Denmark international midfielder Lasse Schone and goalkeeper Mattia Perin had contracted the virus.

Genoa lost 6-0 at Napoli on Sunday and are due to play Torino at home next Saturday.

Meanwhile, the Premier League says 10 people had returned positive results in its latest round of COVID-19 tests conducted on players and staff last week.

The league said the individuals who had tested positive for the virus would now self-isolate for 10 days.

The figure represent the highest number of cases in a single round since the new season began this month.

A statement by the league read: “The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 21 September and Sunday 27 September, 1,595 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19. Of these, there were 10 new positive tests,”

A total of 20 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in four rounds of testing since the new campaign began on Sept. 12.

Last week, West Ham United manager David Moyes and players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen tested positive for the virus.


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