Second round of Covid-19 test results are all negative

Second round of Covid-19 test results are all negative

Lu Kellett, Advanced Medical Services, conducts a COVID-19 swab test on Shamrock Rovers player Jack Byrne at their training facility, Roadstone Group Sports Club, in Dublin

The Football Association of Ireland have confirmed that all of the second batch of Covid-19 tests carried out on players and staff at four SSE Airtricity League clubs on Monday, June 1 have returned negative results.

FAI Medical Director Dr Alan Byrne received the results today from the tests carried out on Monday at Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Derry City and Bohemians.

All those tested have been informed of their negative result.

All four clubs will undergo further testing on Monday, June 8 when they return to collective training, as part of the pilot programme to ensure a safer return for football at all levels under the jurisdiction of the FAI.

More News

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.