Sixteen new positive coronavirus tests in PL

The Premier League has confirmed 16 positive coronavirus tests among players and staff in its latest round of testing. A statement from the league read: "The Premier League can today confirm that betw

Sixteen new positive coronavirus tests in PL

The Premier League has confirmed 16 positive coronavirus tests among players and staff in its latest round of testing.

A statement from the league read: "The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 9 November and Sunday 15 November, 1,207 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19.

"Of these, there were 16 new positive tests.

"Players or club staff who have tested positive will self-isolate for a period of 10 days."

The highest number of positive tests in one round of testing this season before this week was 10, which was recorded from September 21-27.

The competition will resume on November 21 after the current international break.

Previous Premier League test results

Round 1: 31 Aug-6 Sep - 1,605 tested, with three testing positive.
Round 2: 7-13 Sep - 2,131 tested, with four testing positive.
Round 3: 14-20 Sep - 1,574 tested, with three testing positive.
Round 4: 21-27 Sep - 1,595 tested, with 10 testing positive.
Round 5: 28 Sep-4 Oct - 1,587 tested, with nine testing positive.
Round 6: 5-11 Oct - 1,128 tested, with five testing positive.
Round 7: 12-18 Oct - 1,575 tested, with eight testing positive.
Round 8: 19-25 Oct - 1,609 tested, with two testing positive.
Round 9: 26 Oct-1 Nov - 1,446 tested, with four testing positive.
Round 10: 2-8 Nov - 1,646 tested, with four testing positive.