The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 6 September and Sunday 12 September, across two rounds of testing, 3,039 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19.
Of these, there were three new positive tests.
In line with testing provisions in healthcare, the Premier League will use lateral flow tests this season, and anyone who tests positive will then take a PCR test to confirm the result.
The Premier League is providing this aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and transparency.
No specific details as to clubs or individuals will be provided by the League and results will be made public on a weekly basis.
2 Aug-8 Aug 3,118 tested; 9 positive
9 Aug-15 Aug 3,231 tests; 11 positive
16 Aug-22 Aug 3,060 tests; 16 positive
23 Aug-29 Aug 3,020 tests; six positive
30 Aug-5 Sept 1,952 tests; two positive