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Watford and Burnley Confirm Coronavirus Positive Tests

Watford and Burnley have both confirmed that there have been positive coronavirus tests at the clubs.

Burnley assistant manager Ian Woan has been named as being infected with the virus.

While one player and two members of staff have been tested positive at Watford.

Six Positive Tests in Premier League

Overall there have been six positive tests in the Premier League.

The Premier League has confirmed that three clubs are involved over the positive tests.

On Sunday and Monday, the Premier League said that in total 748 players and staff were tested for Covid-19.

Small group training has been permitted since yesterday.

Watford Tell Staff to Self Isolate

Watford have told all three staff members infected with the virus, that they will have to self isolate for seven days.

They will be tested again at a later date over the next few days.

No one will be named by the club as having tested positive.

In line with medical confidentiality.

Woan Asymptomatic

In a statement Burnley explained that Woan is currently asymptomatic.

The 52-year-old is currently safe and well at home.

He will self isolate for seven days, then be tested again from Monday next week.

Woan will also keep in close contact with the club throughout his recuperation period.

It will then be discussed how he returns to the training ground.

Woan spent ten years at Nottingham Forest at the peak of his career.

And was introduced to the first team by Brian Clough.

The left winger went on to make appearances for Barnsley, Swindon and Shrewsbury, before he retired from playing.

 

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