Five more positive cases in fourth round of Premiership Rugby testing

Close to 850 players and staff were conducted on the fourth round
Close to 850 players and staff were conducted on the fourth round
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A total of four players and a staff has been tested positive following the fourth round of PCR COVID-19 screening programme of Premiership Rugby.

The latest round of testing had a total of 846 players tested on Monday as they gear up to the resumption of the Premiership tournament on 14th August.

According to the statement released by Premiership Rugby, the affected players and their close contacts will self isolate.

Earlier, the first round of testing was conducted on 6th July with 804 tests conducted in which six players and four staff were tested while the second round was conducted on 13th July where seven players and two staff were tested in 856 tests conducted.

The third round had 896 tests conducted on 20th July in which four players and a staff returned positive result for Covid-19.

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