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​Football League clubs report drop in positive covid results

Sixty-five English Football League clubs returned no positive Covid-19 results as cases fell for a third successive week from 26 to 19.

A total of 5,448 players and staff from all 72 EFL clubs were tested between 25 and 31 January.

The previous week, 26 people tested positive from 4,794 tests with 60 clubs confirmed as being case-free.

A twice-weekly mandatory Covid-19 testing programme across the entire EFL was introduced in early January.

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