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Premier League Latest news: The Premier League has confirmed that 72 new cases of COVID-19 were reported last week

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Premier League Latest news: The Premier League said on Monday it had reported 72 new cases of COVID-19 in the last week, the second straight week in which there has been a fall in positive cases. “The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 3 January and Sunday 9 January, 12,973 COVID-19 tests were administered on players and club staff. Of these, there were 72 new positive cases,” it said in a statement. Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest news

Premier League Latest news: The Premier League has confirmed that 72 new cases of COVID-19 were reported last week

Premier League Latest news: 72 new cases of COVID-19

The English league had recorded 94 cases between December 27th and January 2nd, 2022, while there were 103 positives a weekly record between December 20th and December 26th.

Nineteen fixtures have been postponed since last month due to COVID-19 outbreaks at various clubs. Leicester City’s game at Everton on Tuesday was called off on Sunday after the Foxes said they had a depleted squad due to COVID-19 cases, injuries and players on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations.

“The safety of everyone remains a priority and the Premier League is taking all precautionary steps in response to the impact of the Omicron variant. The League has reverted to its Emergency Measures, and has increased testing of players and club staff,” the league added.

Premier League Latest news: The Premier League has confirmed that 72 new cases of COVID-19 were reported last week
Premier League Latest news: The Premier League has confirmed that 72 new cases of COVID-19 were reported last week

Previous test results

2 Aug-8 Aug 3,118 tested; 9 positive
9 Aug-15 Aug 3,231 tests; 11 positive
16 Aug-22 Aug 3,060 tests; 16 positive
23 Aug-29 Aug 3,020 tests; six positive
30 Aug-5 Sep 1,952 tests; two positive
6 Sep-12 Sep 3,039 tests; three positive
13 Sep-19 Sep 3,154 tests; two positive
20 Sep-26 Sep 3,010 tests; one positive
27 Sep-3 Oct 2,927 tests; four positive
4 Oct-10 Oct 1,696 tests; zero positive

11 Oct-17 Oct 3,044 tests; six positive
18 Oct-24 Oct 3,209 tests; four positive
25-31 Oct 3,006 tests; four positive
1-7 Nov 2,953 tests; three positive
8-14 Nov 1,647 tests; four positive
15-21 Nov 3,188 tests; six positive

22-28 Nov 3,379 tests; seven positive
29 Nov-5 Dec 3,154 tests; 12 positive
6-12 Dec 3,805 tests; 42 positive
13-19 Dec 12,345 tests; 90 positive
20-26 Dec 15,186 tests; 103 positive
27 Dec-2 Jan 14,250 tests; 94 positive

Premier League Latest news: The Premier League has confirmed that 72 new cases of COVID-19 were reported last week

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