Two more Premiership players tested positive after latest round of testing

Close to 900 tests were conducted on Monday
Close to 900 tests were conducted on Monday
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Premiership Rugby has confirmed two players have been tested positive following the latest round of Covid-19 testing.

The testing which is a part of PCR COVID-19 screening programme in their bid to return to play had close to 900 players and staff tested across all the 12 clubs.

The players will now self isolate along with those who came in contact with them.

Earlier, Premiership Rugby tested 804 players and staff in the first round on 6th July in which six players and four staff were tested positive while the second round which was conducted on 13 July saw 856 tests out of which seven players and two staff were tested positive.

The Gallagher Premiership which has been on a suspension since March is set to resume on 14th August.

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