THE Premier League is due back on June 17 with new rules being put in place to keep with the pandemic guidelines given by the government.
Its return has been named 'Project restart', and a number of rules have been given from testing to ball sterilisation.
The initial testing period the Premier League has conducted found six positive cases after a total of 748 players were swabbed.
That is only 0.8% of the entire group, which is positive for getting a normal season running again.
The Bundesliga is already back in action and after their top two division tested players, only 10 came up positive.
the expectation that there wouldn't be any coronavirus cases, but the extensive testing and caution top leagues are taking is making it the safest environment possible.
What actually happens when a Premier League player tests positive?
If any players shows any symptoms of the virus they will have to self isolate for seven days before having to be swabbed again.
Even if they test negative, but still have symptoms they will have to follow the same procedure.
The Premier League's medical adviser Dr Mark Gillett said: “If a player tests positive, it’s only him and his family who need to isolate, not anybody else,”
“This will need to be looked at again when contact training resumes, however.”
How often are players going to be tested?
Each club is thought to be receiving up to 80 tests to ensure that 40 player and staff can be tested each week.
Will the NHS have to bear the brunt of this responsibility?
No, the Premier League are paying Hong Kong based company Prenetics around £4million for 40,000 testing kits.
Speaking to The Independent, chief executive Avi Lasarow said: ''As a company, if we were asked to provide any preference to NHS that would be the first priority, "
"But naturally we are not taking away any NHS capacity.''
Will there be any additional measures?
In addition to the extra measures the Premier League will be taking, staff and players will have regular temperature checks as is being done in many organisations.
They will also have to fill out a medical questionnaire daily.
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