• The Premier League can today confirm that on Thursday 28 May and Friday 29 May, 1130 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19. Of these, zero have tested positive."

LONDON: There were no positive tests for the novel coronavirus in the latest batch conducted by the English Premier League, it was announced on Saturday.

“The Premier League can today confirm that on Thursday 28 May and Friday 29 May, 1130 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19. Of these, zero have tested positive," the league said in a statement.

No Premier League matches have been played since March but the league said on Thursday that the season will restart on June 17 provided all safety requirements have been met.