English Premier League: 40 players, staff test positive for COVID-19

A further 36 positive tests were reported by the 20 English Premier League clubs between Jan. 4 and Sunday.

A total of 27 of the tests came between January 4 and Thursday, with 10 more coming between Friday and Sunday, the Premier League said in a statement.

The 36 positive tests represent a slight reduction in the record number of 40 tests in the previous week.

A total of 2,593 tests were conducted across the 20 clubs.

Previous test results

Round 1: 31 Aug-6 Sep – 1,605 tested, with three testing positive.
Round 2: 7-13 Sep – 2,131 tested, with four testing positive.
Round 3: 14-20 Sep – 1,574 tested, with three testing positive.
Round 4: 21-27 Sep – 1,595 tested, with 10 testing positive.
Round 5: 28 Sep-4 Oct – 1,587 tested, with nine testing positive.
Round 6: 5-11 Oct – 1,128 tested, with five testing positive.
Round 7: 12-18 Oct – 1,575 tested, with eight testing positive.
Round 8: 19-25 Oct – 1,609 tested, with two testing positive.
Round 9: 26 Oct-1 Nov – 1,446 tested, with four testing positive.
Round 10: 2-8 Nov – 1,646 tested, with four testing positive.
Round 11: 9-15 Nov – 1,207 tested, with 16 testing positive.
Round 12: 16-22 Nov – 1,530 tested, with eight testing positive.
Round 13: 23-29 Nov – 1,381 tested, with 10 testing positive.
Round 14: 30 Nov-6 Dec – 1,483 tested, with 14 testing positive.
Round 15: 7-13 Dec – 1,549 tested, with six testing positive.
Round 16: 14-20 Dec – 1,569 tested, with seven testing positive.
Round 17: 21-27 Dec – 1,479 tested, with 18 being positive.
Round 18: 28-31 Dec – 1,311 tested, with 28 being positive.
Round 19: 1-3 Jan – 984 tested, with 12 being positive.