The English Premier League announced on Monday 72 new cases of COVID-19 last week, marking the second consecutive week of decline in positive cases.
The Premier League said in a statement: “The Premier League can confirm that between the third Monday of January until Sunday 12,973 COVID-19 tests were carried out on players and members of technical staff. The result of 72 new cases was positive.
The league recorded 94 cases between December 27 and January 2, while injuries rose to 103 positive cases in a weekly record between December 20 and 26.
And 19 league matches have been postponed since last month due to the outbreak of Covid-19 in different clubs.
The Leicester City match at Everton Stadium was canceled after Leicester announced that he was suffering from the absence of many of its players due to infection with the Corona virus, regular injuries, and the absence of some of its players to participate in the African Nations Cup.