Rovers skipper Bennett tests positive for Covid-19

Blackburn Rovers' Elliott Bennett. - Reuters file
Blackburn Rovers' Elliott Bennett. - Reuters file

London - Three people from two clubs had returned positive results out of 1,030 tests conducted



By Reuters

Published: Thu 28 May 2020, 8:33 PM

Last updated: Thu 28 May 2020, 10:39 PM

Blackburn Rovers skipper Elliott Bennett tested positive for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus in the latest batch of tests conducted by the English Football League (EFL). 
The EFL said in a statement on Thursday that three people from two clubs had returned positive results out of 1,030 tests conducted. 
Rovers said Bennett tested negative on May 22 but took a second test on Monday that provided a positive result, and added that the 31-year-old was asymptomatic and feeling no ill effects.


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